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A Flu-Free Winter: Your Best Shot

Take Your Best Shot for a Flu-Free Winter Last year’s flu season was severe in most parts of the country and left many wondering why the flu vaccine hadn’t performed…

Autoimmune Disease on the Rise

The Enemy Within Autoimmune Disease, a condition that is thought to have tripled in prevalence over the last 50 years, impacting over 23 million people, could justifiably be seen as…

Plant-Based Diet

Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating Plant-based diet proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in…

Genetic Testing and Your Health

20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, which examines changes, or…

Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating

Plant-based eating proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in a multitude of health benefits, ranging…

20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code

In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, which examines changes, or variants, in your genes that may lead…

Healthy Eating: From Food Pyramid to MyPlate

Nutritionists Weigh in on Healthy Eating Picturing a healthy meal has never been more accessible, thanks to the ubiquity of visual aids such as MyPlate, successor to the well-known Food…

Got Milk? Or Calcium Supplements? Or Neither?

Calcium, so essential to strong bones and teeth, as well as nerve transmission, muscle contraction and blood clotting, can be in short supply as we age. Exactly how much is…

Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series

As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research…
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