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Match matters: The right combination of parents can turn a gene off indefinitely

Evidence suggests that what happens in one generation — diet, toxin exposure, trauma, fear — can have lasting effects on future generations. Scientists believe these effects result from epigenetic changes that occur in response to the environment and turn genes on or off without altering the genome or DNA sequence. But how these changes are… Read More »

As Parents Forbid Covid Shots, Defiant Teenagers Seek Ways to Get Them

The Coronavirus Outbreak Latest Updates Maps and Cases The Delta Variant States Behind on Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story As Parents Forbid Covid Shots, Defiant Teenagers Seek Ways to Get Them Most medical consent laws require parental permission for minors to get a… Read More »

Parents say first-grader who died by suicide was bullied by racist classmates

Loading the player… San Antonio parents Jermaine and LaKeisha Chaney suspect that relentless bullying led to the death of their son, Jeffery Taylor. In 2019, four days before Christmas Day, Taylor was found dead in his bedroom with a gun that his parents owned lying beside him.  LaKeisha Chaney told KENS 5 that the day… Read More »

Poll: 1 in 4 Parents Won’t Vaccinate Their Kids Against COVID

THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — More than one-quarter of U.S. parents don’t plan to vaccinate their kids for COVID-19, and roughly as many oppose school-required coronavirus shots, a new study finds. This opposition was more common among moms than dads, and was especially common among white mothers who identified as Republican/Republican-leaning, the researchers… Read More »