Mirror Daily – Changing Moles Could Be A Telltale Sign Of Skin Cancer
If you notice that some of your moles have undergone changes in size or shape, you should go see a doctor. Experts warn that in rare cases the changes may signal melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer. Experts also said that it is normal for moles to change over the years, while it is also normal for people with a fair complexion to have more moles than their darker-toned peers. But according to a recent survey, very few people keep an eye on their moles.

UPI – Poll: 77 percent of Americans not seriously worried about Zika virus
A new poll found 23 percent of Americans are at least somewhat worried about contracting the Zika virus while 77 percent are not seriously concerned. The CNN/ORC poll conducted between July 29 and July 31 that was released Wednesday reports that 5 percent of respondents said they were “very worried” about themselves or someone in their family contracting the Zika virus. About 18 percent said they were “somewhat worried,” while 30 percent said they were “not too worried” and 47 percent said they were “not worried at all.” The poll has a 3 percent margin of error.

The Huffington Post – Seattle Bans Gay Conversion Therapy
The Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to ban conversion therapy for queer youth, becoming the third American city to independently outlaw the practice. Under the new ordinance, mental health providers will be barred from offering or advertising conversion therapy to minors. The practice, which claims to help gay people overcome same-sex attraction, has been widely discredited by mental health professionals and called potentially harmful by the World Psychiatric Association.

Detroit Free Press – Little proof flossing really helps, study shows
It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there’s little proof that flossing works. Still, the federal government, dental organizations and manufacturers of floss have pushed the practice for decades. Dentists provide samples to their patients; the American Dental Association insists on its website that, “Flossing is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums.”