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Researchers are studying the factors that can make epigenetic changes to DNA. A mom's stress, diet and daily habits may become an inheritance of sorts for her kids.
3 days agoListen 15:33
Coho salmon born in captivity are less likely to survive than those born in the wild, and scientists think captivity may be to blame.
4 days agoListen 06:23
Vancouver is home to North America’s first, public supervised injection facility — and an explosion of spin-offs designed to prevent overdose deaths.
2 weeks agoListen 35:14
A small group of insurers offers some members with serious illnesses medically tailored meals to improve their health.
3 weeks agoListen 7:11
In Puerto Rico's mountain towns, grassroots community groups are finding purpose and protection by making homemade mosquito nets.
1 month agoListen 5:01
The government is reviewing the status of an herbal supplement touted to ease opioid addiction.
2 months agoListen 9:58
Still reeling after lasts year’s storm season, women in the town of Mariana, Puerto Rico, spend time together and prepare meals for others to ease depression.
2 months agoListen 5:20