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Barbara Bush may have suffered from a chronic lung disease called COPD – a doctor explains

Barbara Bush may have suffered from a chronic lung disease called COPD – a doctor explains

Former First Lady Barbara Bush died on April 17, 2018, two days after spokespeople said that she had decided not to seek additional medical treatment. CNN had reported ...

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Americans support legal marijuana – but states don’t agree on how to regulate it

Americans support legal marijuana – but states don’t agree on how to regulate it

On 4/20, many across the U.S. gather to celebrate their love and appreciation for marijuana. Polls show that 64 percent of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. But, ...

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How the lowly mushroom is becoming a nutritional star

How the lowly mushroom is becoming a nutritional star

Mushrooms are often considered only for their culinary use because they are packed with flavor-enhancers and have gourmet appeal. That is probably why they are the second ...

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Light at night can disrupt circadian rhythms in children – are there long-term risks?

Light at night can disrupt circadian rhythms in children – are there long-term risks?

A new scientific study shows that bright electric light exposure of preschool children in the evening suppresses melatonin production almost completely, an important ...

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Mariah Carey says she has bipolar disorder; a psychiatrist explains what that is

Mariah Carey says she has bipolar disorder; a psychiatrist explains what that is

Mariah Carey recently opened up about her struggle with bipolar disorder. As an assistant professor of psychiatry, I see her courage as an opportunity to explain bipolar ...

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Wealthy Americans know less than they think they do about food and nutrition

Wealthy Americans know less than they think they do about food and nutrition

Socioeconomics play a significant role in attitudes about food – especially concerns about safety and purchasing behavior. And higher income doesn’t always correlate with ...

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Night owls may have 10 percent higher risk of early death, study says

Night owls may have 10 percent higher risk of early death, study says

Do you wake up bright eyed and bushy-tailed, greeting the sunrise with cheer and vigor? Or are you up late into the night and dread the sound of your alarm clock? We call ...

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Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

With springtime comes the desire to shed those few extra pounds, in preparation to don swimsuits and head to the pool. This year, new obesity research is making it easier ...

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Three things doctors say should be part of your weight loss efforts

Three things doctors say should be part of your weight loss efforts

Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting. For 30 years, your response to this problem has ...

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3 research-based things a doctor says should be part of your weight loss efforts

3 research-based things a doctor says should be part of your weight loss efforts

Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting. For 30 years, your response to this problem has ...

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