Scientists Want to Create Tasty Food From Plastic

We have a problem with plastic. Not only is it difficult to get rid of without damaging the environment, but we appear to have an addiction to all things disposable. In the U.S., plastic is considered an integral and necessary part of daily life. Just a stroll down the grocery store aisle reveals an unhealthy […]

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Patients Getting Surprise Bills After Colonoscopies

Many Americans who get recommended colon cancer screening may end up with  “surprise” medical bills, a new study suggests.

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FDA Warns of Painkiller Risk During Pregnancy

The FDA warned on Thursday that taking widely used painkillers called NSAIDS — which include Advil, Motrin, Aleve and Celebrex — at 20 weeks or later in a pregnancy could raise the risk of complications.

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Heart Defects Don't Increase Risk of Severe COVID

Among the 43 adults and 10 children with a congenital heart defect who were infected with COVID-19, 58% had complex congenital anatomy, 15% had a genetic syndrome, 11% had pulmonary hypertension and 17% were obese.

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How to Know What Nutrition Advice to Follow

When you’re on your wellness journey, it can be so fun to follow a bunch of people on Instagram, start reading all of the articles on all of these different sites, and staying up to date on the latest trends. But with so much information, it can cause you to become obsessive, striving for perfection, […]

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8 DIY Face Mask Recipes You Can Make at Home

For those of us who aren’t able to escape to a spa for relaxation on a daily basis (or even occasionally), these do-it-yourself face mask recipes are a great solution for giving skin a nourishing, moisturizing boost. Even better, they are all made from completely non-toxic ingredients… in fact, you can eat most of them […]

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Why Are NAD+ Precursors so Important?

Niacin is a precursor to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), a vital signaling molecule1 that’s also believed to play an important role in longevity. This is partly due to its role as an essential substrate for sirtuins,2 which are enzymes related to healthy aging, as well as its role in DNA repair. NAD+ modulates energy production […]

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How Nitric Oxide Combats COVID-19

I’ve written many articles reviewing a wide variety of therapies demonstrated or hypothesized to have a positive impact on SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 disease progression. Now, we can add nitric oxide (NO) to the list — not to be confused with nitrous oxide (N2O, a sedative often referred to as laughing gas). According to Åke […]

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