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Mike Adams, Alex Jones and Joe Mercola: How the web turns quacks into science gurus

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Welcome to the vast universe of self-built social media empires devoted to spreading false, misleading, and polarizing science and health ...
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Dating app breach leaks 5,000 HIV‐positive users’ data

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A security researcher has ...

Non-browning Arctic apples could open door to consumer acceptance of GMOs

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. On a cloudless September morning, ...
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Police want access to health data from tracking technology

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In late October, genetic ...
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Computer program hijacks 23andMe data, raises genetic discrimination concerns

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23andMe bills itself as a company that "democratizes personal genetics" for the world. And that description's not necessarily all that ...
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iPhone app employed to study specific health needs of LGBT community

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We don't know as much as we'd like about the role sexual orientation and gender identity play in health and ...
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23andMe on The Dress: Genes don’t settle debate, but age might

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In the latest twist in #TheDress, a survey by DNA-testing company 23andMe suggests that genes don’t play an obvious role ...

Pfizer, 23andMe working together to develop treatment for inflammatory bowel disease

San Francisco Chronicle | 
Genetics-testing startup 23andMe said Tuesday it is teaming up with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to study the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease, ...

Google’s biotech company Calico poaches prominent SF geneticist

SFGate | 
Google's mysterious health venture dedicated to extending human life has quietly lured a prominent scientist away from UCSF, The Chronicle ...
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