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Food in the Future: Medicine, Connection and Information

The 2017 Future Food-Tech Summit in New York prompted attendees to think of food in whole new ways: Food as Connection, Food as Medicine, and Food as Information.
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Fish Oil: Is It Good for You or Not?

The dogma that fish oil is cardioprotective has come under criticism in a new study that showed no protective effect. Its active ingredient Omega 3 fatty acid has been shown to increase risk of prostate cancer.
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The Best Ways to Pay for Fertility Treatments in the U.S.

There are a number of paths for alternative funding for your IVF cycle or other fertility treatments. Here are the best options.
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5 Tips for an Effective Health Education Curriculum

School-based health classes can have a huge impact on students' lives by providing them with knowledge and skills that are essential to a healthy future.
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The Surprising Ancient History of Drinking in Excess

The ancients recognized that wine was good for you in small quantities but harmful in excess. In Greek mythology, only the Gods were allowed to get drunk.
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Tips to Relieve Stress When Caring for an Elder

Caring for an elder can be hard work and stressful, but human and digital help are available to help out. You don't have to go it alone.
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What Everyone Should Know About the Infant Microbiome

Most parents (and even some doctors) are unaware of the critical role of the infant microbiome as a foundation for good health throughout a child’s life.
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4 Tips for Managing Medical School Debt in Residency

The average salary for a first-year resident was just over $54,000 in 2016, but the average medical school debt is a whopping $164,800. Knowing your options can make this debt more manageable.
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The End of Spring Doesn’t Mean the End of Allergy Season

It’s important to understand the difference between spring and summer allergies so you can recognize your triggers and begin treatment. Spring allergies are often triggered by tree pollen; summer allergies are often caused by grasses and weeds.