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Fried Foods Might Make Some People Fatter Than Others 

I've always joked that, while I'd really love to chow down on every plate of fries I see, doing so is about equal to me just rubbing the fat right on my thighs... because it'll be there by morning eit…

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Was Angelina Jolie ‘Medically Hexed?’

In this New York Times article, A-list actress Angelina Jolie bravely announced that she made the tough decision to undergo elective bilateral mastectomy after her doctors warned her that she has an 8…

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Monsanto Acquires ‘Gene Silencing’ Pharmaceutical Technology

The Monsanto company has forged a new partnership with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company whose primary focus seems to be on figuring out how to best crack the genetic code s…

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Psoriasis Triggers

If you pay attention to what triggers a psoriasis flare-up, you may be able to prevent some itching and scratching! Watch this to know what you should watch out for.…

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species o…

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This Powerful Herb Can Combat Cancer

The role of epigenetics in health and disease is becoming ever clearer, and I firmly believe this field of study will eventually supplant the current medical paradigm. The conventional belief has …

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Feed Your Genes: How to Prevent Hereditary Diseases

By Jack Challem, Experience Life When people say things like "Heart disease runs in my family," and "My parents had cancer, so I'm afraid I will, too," it confirms our suspicions that DNA is de…

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