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  • Health Studies: Expert Insight January 11, 2019

    Handle with Care: Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions

    We’ve all seen it played out hundreds of times, as a drug, food or habit is trumpeted as the way to lower the risk of ...

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  • The Age of Anxiety January 11, 2019

    Anxiety

    Higher Anxiety? Our ‘age of anxiety’ began four centuries ago

    It can come on suddenly and intensely, causing shaking, confusion and difficulty breathing for no apparent reason…trigger an irrational avoidance of elevators or public transportation…or ...

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  • Whole Grain Superfood January 11, 2019

    Whole Grain

    Going with the (Whole) Grain

    Whole Grains may be the culinary trendsetters of the 21st century, but the ancient wonders of the grain world have remain unchanged for the last several hundred years. From ...

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  • Health Studies: Expert Insight January 11, 2019

    Understanding Health Studies

    Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions

    We’ve all seen it played out hundreds of times, as a drug, food or habit is trumpeted as the way to lower the risk of ...

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  • Decoding Diets September 25, 2018

    What Kind of Eater are You?

    In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, even inveterate beef eaters may be considering a more vegetable-centric diet. If you’re on a journey to vegetarianism or simply curious about the ...

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  • Pain Management: The New Approach September 25, 2018

    Fewer Pills, Lower Doses, More Vigilance: The New Approach to Pain Management

    It’s hard to imagine a medical crisis more widely discussed, dissected and debated in the last two years than opioid abuse. As a ...

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  • Your Best Shot at a Flu-Free Winter September 25, 2018

    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 more effectively. However, it remains our ...

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  • Decoding Diets September 25, 2018

    Decoding Diets

    Finding the Path to Better Health Through Your Diet

    In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, even inveterate beef eaters may be considering a more vegetable-centric diet. If you’re on a journey to vegetarianism ...

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  • Pain Management: The New Approach September 25, 2018

    Pain Management

    The New Approach to Pain Management: Fewer Pills, Lower Doses, More Vigilance

    It’s hard to imagine a medical crisis more widely discussed, dissected and debated in the last two years than opioid abuse. As ...

    Continue Reading
  • Staying Healthy During the Flu Season September 25, 2018

    Flu Season Vaccine

    Your Best Shot at 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 more effectively. However, it ...

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