An article in Forbes talks about the growing number of home health tests that probe a wider variety of conditions, and in much more depth. From cholesterol levels to allergies, the FDA-approved home health industry is huge, with blood glucose monitoring worth $5.5 billion in 2005.

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King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

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