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Who’s your daddy? Don’t ask a DNA test

“Man Ordered to Pay $65K in Child Support for Kid Who Isn’t His.” “Father Hopes to Change State Paternity Law” after losing custody of his biological daughter to another man. The headlines are lurid and seemingly nonsensical. How can a man bear financial responsibility for a child that is not “his”? How can he be […]

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Genetics influence how protective childhood vaccines are for individual infants

A genome-wide search in thousands of children in the UK and Netherlands has revealed genetic variants associated with differing levels of protective antibodies produced after routine childhood immunizations. The findings, appearing June 11 in the journal Cell Reports, may inform the development of new vaccine strategies and could lead to personalized vaccination schedules to maximize […]

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What has destroyed the liver so?

The eyes are discolored yellow, the liver is inflamed, the legs swollen: Everything suggests that the man suffers from alcohol-related Hepatitis. However, the 38-years old from the Indian state of Kerala claims to have in his life not a drop of beer, wine, or liquor to drink. To causes other than alcohol for the inflammation […]

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5 Times Guys Completely Blew It Asking People Out

Asking someone on a date isn’t easy. First, you don’t know whether someone is single. Then, you have to consider whether you’re someone’s type and if your love interest is looking for a relationship. Let this man’s story serve as a warning that you should always test the waters before asking someone on a date. […]