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Cannabis Plants Used As Burial Shroud In Ancient Tomb In China

Thirteen cannabis plants were discovered in a tomb in Turpan Basin in northwest China. It was the first time archaeologists found marijuana being used as a burial shroud.

Feature | Health October 7, 2016

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Devastates Central Italy, Kills 37 People

At least 37 people have been killed while others remain trapped under the rubble after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Italian officials are appealing for assistance and emergency services.

Feature | Health August 24, 2016

Oldest Cancer Found In 1.7-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor Bone Excavated In South Africa

A fossilized bone of a hominin child has evidence of the oldest malignant tumor. The mass, which was found in the metatarsal, is believed to be a form of an aggressive bone cancer called osteosarcoma.

Feature | Health July 31, 2016

Is There Life After Death? Hundreds Of Zombie Genes Come Alive After Life Ends

Among the genes that become active after death are developmental genes that sculpt embryos and those that promote cancer. Does this mean dead organisms can be brought back to life?

Feature | Health June 24, 2016

Mother Of Child With Down Syndrome Writes Open Letter To Doctor Who Advised Abortion

'My child was perfect,' a mother of a child with Down syndrome recently wrote in a heartfelt open letter to her specialist who suggested she abort her baby. Here is her story.

Feature | Health June 9, 2016

Prince Died From Accidental Overdose Of Opioid Fentanyl, Toxicology Tests Reveal

Toxicology tests reveal that the iconic singer Prince died from an accidental overdose of opioid fentanyl, which is 25 to 50 times more powerful than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.

Feature | Health June 3, 2016

8-Year-Old Girl Receives New Kidney From Teacher

A first-grade teacher donated her kidney to save the life of her 8-year-old student. Natasha Fuller, who was suffering from chronic kidney disease, is now recovering well after the successful surgery earlier this week.

Feature | Health May 30, 2016

72-Year-Old Indian Woman Gives Birth Through IVF

An Indian couple in their 70s became parents after 46 years of marriage. A 72-year-old Indian woman becomes a first-time mother through IVF but several ethical issues surround the successful birth.

Feature | Health May 15, 2016

Army Man From Florida Immediately Demands Taco Bell After Waking Up From 48-Day Coma

After emerging from 48-day coma, a 35-year-old army veteran from Florida had one simple request: 'I want Taco Bell.' Here's his story.

Feature | Health May 14, 2016

Doctors Post Warning After 18-Year-Old Boy Suffers Severe Liver Damage During Paintball Game

Paintballing is a popular recreational sport that entails potential risks. Such is the case of an 18-year-old boy in London who suffered severe liver damage during a paintball game.

Feature | Health May 6, 2016

Siblings Inherit Rare Disease That Prevents Deep Sleep: What You Need To Know About Fatal Familial Insomnia

A brother and sister from Queensland, Australia have inherited a rare genetic disease that prevents deep sleep and eventually leads to mental deterioration. Known as fatal familial insomnia, the ailment targets a specific part of the brain.

Feature | Health May 3, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Help Cure All Diseases By The End Of This Century

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, wants to cure all diseases by the end of this century. He and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will donate 99 percent of their Facebook shares for humanitarian work.

Feature | Health April 29, 2016

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