Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

Genes play a role in the likelihood of divorce

THAT the children of divorced parents are more likely, when they grow up, to get divorced themselves is well known. What is not known is how much this tendency is the result of nurture (with children manifesting, in later life, behaviours learned from their parents), and how much it is caused by nature (with children inheriting from divorced parents the ...

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Clerk gets probation in unarmed teen’s death during heist

LAS VEGAS –  A Las Vegas smoke shop clerk who fatally shot an unarmed 13-year-old in an apparent grab-and-run theft more than a year ago has been sentenced to probation. Raad Sunna choked back tears Thursday as he said he would pay for the “tragic loss” for the rest of his life, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported . “I wish ...

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A new sort of health app can do the job of drugs

LUANN STOTTLEMYER has had diabetes for 23 years, but it was only in 2016 that her doctor prescribed a treatment that changed her life. It has allowed her to bring her blood-sugar levels under control and lose weight. Yet this miracle of modern science is not a new pill. It is a smartphone app called BlueStar. The program is one ...

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