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How Ancestry Might Inform Your Fat Choices

How Ancestry Might Inform Your Fat Choices

One of the more exciting developments over the past few years has been the explosion in population genetics research. People are a diverse lot, and even though we’re all people who essentially want the same things out of life (and we’re working with the same basic machinery), there’s a lot ...

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What So Many of Us Get Wrong About Assertiveness

What So Many of Us Get Wrong About Assertiveness

Most of us are familiar with the term “assertive.” We have a general idea of what being assertive means. But that doesn’t mean we fully understand it. And, in our society, many myths still abound, which adds another layer of confusion. Which is a problem, because these misconceptions can lead ...

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Ditch Your Rubber Ducky

Ditch Your Rubber Ducky

By Dr. Mercola Little, yellow rubber ducks often adorn toddler bath time and were popularized when Sesame Street released their classic ode to the duck in February 1970.1 Sung by Sesame Street character Ernie, with the voice of Jim Henderson, the song became a surprise mainstream hit, reaching No.16 on ...

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Avoiding the Top Freak Accidents

Avoiding the Top Freak Accidents

By Dr. Mercola Motor vehicle accidents once held the top spot for accidental deaths in the U.S., but in 2016 more Americans died from accidental drug overdoses than from car accidents.1 Car accidents aren’t the only accidents taking lives. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...

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Why Quality Trumps Quantity When it Comes to Diet

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Obesity is a major public health epidemic. Forty percent of adults are already obese, and if current trends continue, more than half of adults will be obese by 2030 (1). Obesity is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer and presents a massive $147 billion burden ...

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Hamburger Central Breeds Antibiotic Resistance

Hamburger Central Breeds Antibiotic Resistance

By Dr. Mercola In August 2017, PBS News featured a concise overview of how concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) serve as breeding grounds for antibiotic-resistant superbugs — and how farmers have the power to change that by raising their animals in a more natural way. Perhaps most disturbing is the ...

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