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Diseases that run in families not all down to genes, study shows

Family history of disease may be as much the result of shared lifestyle and surroundings as inherited genes, research has shown: July 2016

Family history of disease may be as much the result of shared lifestyle and surroundings as inherited genes, research has shown. 334 mots de plus

Health

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison” 

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Peace

True peace begins with healing.

It’s self-explanatory, isn’t it? If we long to see peace in our world, whether it be within ourselves or on the global stage, there needs to be a healing of the pain which obstructs that peace.

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Peace

The controversial DNA search that helped nab the 'Grim Sleeper' is winning over skeptics

The state’s early success using familial DNA searches to identify the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killer led Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck to predict that the method would “change the way policing is done in the United States.” Civil liberty groups expressed alarm, saying the searches raised significant ethical and privacy concerns. Some questioned their legality.

Familial

Causes of Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome—also referred to as hypercortisolism—is fairly rare. However, researchers have boiled down a few key causes of Cushing’s syndrome, which you’ll read about below. 625 mots de plus

Cushing's

The empty feeling on a late morning

Don’t torture me with pleasant morning air seeping through my bedroom window
I’m lying here under covers crying about my hometown, family, old friends, people, everyone, and everything that I miss

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Writing

Understanding my mother

I see the words fuzzily dance up and down, slowly, in the computer screen ahead. I sit and stare just as she would, for what seems like a long time with no other plans in my life. 11 mots de plus

Writing