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Coping with ‘Calidays’

Here's an unpleasant reality check: The traditional American Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner packs an average of 3,000 calories. Considering that the recommended daily caloric intake for women ranges from 2,000 (over age 25) to 1,850 (over age ...
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Eradicating Neglected Tropical Diseases

Today we would like to explore some of the good humanity has done by working together and using our technology to help destroy what are called ‘NTDs’ or Neglected Tropical Diseases. These are a vast range of different parasites such as worms, ...
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Better For You Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is less than one week away! For those who are watching their weight, this can be an especially challenging day. The good news is, you don’t have to sacrifice fun or flavor this year. Below are some healthy takes on your favorite hol...
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Oneirology – The Scientific Study of Dreams

People dream, animals dream (just watch your dog or cat asleep).  Sleep is a trancelike state and we know that dreams mostly take place during REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep when the brain is very active and most resembles a waking state. We also...
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Encouraging Kids to Be Physically Active

Physical activity is important for everyone, especially growing children. Kids who get regular exercise benefit by getting: strong muscles and bones weight control decreased risk of developing type 2 diabetes better sleep a bette...
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