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  • How Red Meat Went from Taboo to Acceptable and Back Again October 14, 2020

    What’s the Beef With Red Meat?

    It’s long been the case that provocative headlines, unexpected findings and misinformation travel far faster than conventional wisdom, especially in the internet age. Even respected medical journals like the Annals of Internal Medicine can become caught in ...

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  • Let It Go: The Ancient Art of Meditation October 14, 2020

    Finding Peace Through Mindfulness and Meditation

    Mindful, compassionate, serene, happy: emotions that have been in short supply during the pandemic but can be beautifully restored to those who embrace the chance to learn the time- honored practice and art of meditation. For many, it ...

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  • Can We Co-Exist with COVID-19? October 14, 2020

    An Epidemiologist Separates Fact from Fiction and Offers Hope for the Future

    Epidemiologists seek to learn why, how and when some people contract diseases when others don’t. Their findings are used to help monitor public health status, develop new medical treatments and disease prevention efforts, ...

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  • Coronavirus Vaccine: Expert Says, ‘We Need Time to Get This Right’ July 7, 2020

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    Expert Calls for Slow & Steady Approach in Vaccine Development

    While the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine may seem as if it’s being run in slow motion, with most experts predicting ...

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  • Superfoods and Your Immune System July 7, 2020

    Food for Thought: Nourishing the Immune System

    As football coaches and nutritionists know, the best offense is a good defense. In the fight against COVID-19, the promise of boosting the immune system with specific ‘superfoods’ ...

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  • Navigating Uncertain Times with Hope and Optimism July 7, 2020

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    How to Adjust, Adapt and Embrace the New Normal

    As we emerge cautiously from the safety of home into a world that seems comfortingly familiar ...

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  • Fighting the Colonoscopy Fear Factor June 1, 2020

    Colorectal Cancer awareness could save your life.

    As one of the country’s most preventable illnesses, with a readily available test that is both diagnostic and therapeutic, why does colorectal cancer (CRC) stubbornly remain ...

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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More May 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Nutrition Spotlight

    Nutrition Health Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions ...

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  • Fighting the Colonoscopy Fear Factor April 1, 2020

    Colonoscopy

    Colorectal Cancer awareness could save your life.

    As one of the country’s most preventable illnesses, with a readily available test that is both diagnostic and therapeutic, ...

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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More April 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions of bacterial species residing in our gut microbiome to better understand their potential to help maintain health and prevent disease. Some of the most studied are probiotics, microorganisms found in yogurt and other fermented items. Probiotic foods are much in demand as a tasty, ...

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