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Brandon Brown


The Extra Pounds You Can't Afford to Lose: An Interview With Microbiologist Margaret McFall-Ngai

Brandon Brown | September 5, 2012 | Science
Recent revelations about our microscopic partners and tenants are numerically startling, if not downright existential. Try these for starters: Most of the cells within your body are not human cells, and you are literally teeming with pounds of busy microbes.
Cecilia Attias


Affordable Health Care Will Be Good for America

Cecilia Attias | September 5, 2012 | Politics
To people like me, who are from abroad, the American debate has often seemed bewildering. How could you not want to find a way to provide affordable care to citizens? In the US, of course, the system is enormously complicated and entrenched.
Mache Seibel, MD


American Cancer Society Requests Research on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Mache Seibel, MD | September 5, 2012 | Healthy Living
The American Cancer Society (ACS) believes that the health risks of drinking soda should be viewed by U.S. health officials in the same way that they viewed the health risks of using tobacco in the 1960s.
Dr. Michael J. Breus


Pro Athletes: Sleep Helps Them Stay in the Game

Dr. Michael J. Breus | September 5, 2012 | Healthy Living
Protecting and encouraging sleep among pro athletes may be one way to enhance and even prolong players' career-long levels of performance.