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3 Ways You Can Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

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Bionic Pancreas

Type 1 diabetes affects 3 million Americans, and there is no known cure. In order to control blood sugar, those that have the disease must use a glucose monitor and an insulin pump. The monitor reads blood sugar levels, and the pump allows the patient release insulin. But there’s a major problem with this treatment, since the ...

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A New Look at AIDS Origins

When the AIDS crisis began to unfold in 1980’s America, people everywhere were looking for a way to make sense of it all. It was a mysterious, merciless disease that led to more questions than answers. As for the origin of the virus? HIV seemed to come out of nowhere, like a malevolent medical apparition. That changed with the ...

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Fighting Obesity with Food Stamps

The United States’s obesity epidemic was born and bred in a heaping portion of irony. Conventional thinking would hold that the less you earn, the thinner you would be— there’s only so much fooad you can buy in a limited income. You could also assume that someone on the heavier side might be making in a lot more money, and ...