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5 ways nutrition could help your immune system fight off the...

5 ways nutrition could help your immune system fight off the coronavirus Clare Collins, University of Newcastle The coronavirus presents many uncertainties, and none of us...
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Fast food crowds out out fresh food options in low-income areas

Fast food is comforting, but in low-income areas it crowds out fresher options Catherine Keske, University of California, Merced Many Americans take comfort in the routine...
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Vegans may be missing important parts of a healthy diet.

Vegan diets are adding to malnutrition in wealthy countries Chris Elliott, Queen's University Belfast; Chen Situ, Queen's University Belfast, and Claire McEvoy, Queen's University Belfast Hidden...

Awake, online and sleep-deprived

The rise of the teenage 'vamper' Elizabeth Englander, Bridgewater State University About three years ago, a teenage girl was talking with me and other students about...
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COVID-19 going rural

Rural America is more vulnerable to COVID-19 than cities are, and it's starting to show David J. Peters, Iowa State University Rural areas seemed immune as...

Oil and gas wells tied to low birth weight

Living near active oil and gas wells in California tied to low birth weight and smaller babies Rachel Morello-Frosch, University of California, Berkeley; Joan A....
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Sugar is making us sick

Sugar isn't just empty, fattening calories -- it's making us sick Robert Lustig, University of California, San Francisco Children are manifesting increased rates of adult diseases...
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Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections

An infectious disease expert explains how antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections Dimiter Stanchev Dimitrov, University of Pittsburgh Antibodies are part of us – literally. We have...

Coronavirus – work continues to test existing drugs

We found and tested 47 old drugs that might treat the coronavirus: Results show promising leads and a whole new way to fight COVID-19 The...

Quarantine screen time could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids' eyesight Shu-Fang Shih, University of Michigan and Olivia Killeen, University of Michigan The coronavirus pandemic is...

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