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Beverly Hills could become first US city to prohibit sale of all tobacco products

Beverly Hills City Hall in Beverly Hills, California on January 13, 2018. Raymond Boyd | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty Images LOS ANGELES — The Beverly Hills City Council will consider a first-in-the-nation ban on all tobacco sales next Tuesday. The ordinance would apply to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes sold… Read More »

First 3-parent baby born in clinical trial to treat infertility

3-parent techniques were developed to help mothers avoid passing on mitochondrial disease to their childrenSPL/Getty Images By Helen Thomson A Greek woman has given birth to a baby boy using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people, in the first clinical trial of its kind to treat infertility. The boy was born on… Read More »

Tom Ballard, Son of First Female Everest Climber Goes Missing While Scaling 'Nanga Parbat', The Killer Mountain in Pakistan

Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi on their adventure (Photo Credits: Facebook/Daniele Nardi) British climber Tom Ballard, son of Alsion Hargreaves, a famous mountain-climber is missing while he was scaling the Nanga Parbat, situated in Pakistan. He was accompanied by another Italian climber Daniele Nardi. The pair has lost contact with their ground team since Sunday,… Read More »