• abuse
  • Teen Rescued, Found Weighing Only 40 Pounds Because of Abuse

  • Dec 07, 2014 08:00 AM EST
  • Warning: this story may be graphic. A 15-year-old girl has just been rescued from her abusive grandparents. When she went out of her room, where she was confined for an unspecified length of time, she was only 40 pounds, with hardly any pulse, and dried feces …
  • A map of the human chromosomes. The Y chromosome is the tiny one in the pair in the lower right-hand corner.
  • Smoking Causes Men to Lose their Y Chromosome

  • Dec 05, 2014 06:59 PM EST
  • Men who smoke are more likely to have lost the Y chromosome in their blood cells than are men who don't smoke. This mutation may increase their risk of developing and dying from cancer.
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