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Feb 12, 2016 02:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronauts, cancer patients and other people exposed to bone-zapping radiation may want to start eating prunes.
Jan 5, 2016 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Snakes reveal that recovery from digestion is not complete, leaving behind damage to cells that can accumulate over time.
Nov 6, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
We wouldn't exist without acids, but, like a well-maintained swimming pool, our bodies have an optimal pH balance.
Aug 19, 2015 05:55 PM ET // AFP
A genetic master-switch makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research suggests it can be turned off. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The high incidence of childhood obesity is partly driven by the fact that many parents and kids don't realize how much they weigh.
Jun 11, 2015 12:57 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Eating even small amounts of nuts combats a shocking number of deadly diseases, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Food additives that are commonly used to thicken processed foods may disrupt the bacterial makeup of the gut, causing health problems.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
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