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Serena Williams Is Getting Her Own Wheaties Box

Serena Williams slays on the tennis court — and in real life. The all-star athlete is a UNICEF ambassador, a Purple Purse ambassador, a women’s health and equality advocate, a wife and mom. But Williams can add a new accolade to her resume because finally, Serena Williams is going to appear on a Wheaties box. […]

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Is San Francisco’s vaping ban backed by science?

San Francisco has decided to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in 2020, hoping to curb a surge in vaping among adolescents. But is the policy backed up by the available evidence? How harmful is vaping? Unlike tobacco cigarettes, e-cigarettes do not “burn.” The devices, which have been available in the US since 2006, work instead […]

Health Problems

Is multiple sclerosis linked to childhood viral infections?

Although the exact causes of multiple sclerosis still remain unknown, it is assumed that the disease is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental risk factors. But which? In a mouse model of the disease, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG), Switzerland, studied the potential link between […]