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Health Insurance That Doesn’t Cover the Bills Has Flooded the Market Under Trump

Early one Friday morning two years ago, David Diaz woke up his wife, Marisia, and told her he didn’t feel right. He asked her to pray with him. Their son called 911, and within minutes, Marisia was tailing an ambulance down the dirt road away from the couple’s house on the outskirts of Phoenix to […]

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To Delay Death, Lift Weights

          Two relatively new papers offer some eye-opening insights into the benefits of strength training, even for people who consistently blow the aerobic exercise guidelines out of the water. The first is an analysis of the link between strength, muscle mass, and mortality, from a team at Indiana University using data […]

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Obesity, a wider understanding

All calories do not seem to be created equal, and the way the body processes the same calories may vary dramatically from one person to the next. This is the intriguing suggestion from the latest research into metabolic syndrome, the nasty clique that includes high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unbalanced cholesterol and, of course, […]

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Most Canadians not informed about GMOs, experts say

Trinity, 4, holds up an anti-genetically modified alfalfa during a demonstration outside the St. Lawrence Market in Toronto. While farmers and other interest groups rally against genetically modified organisms, does the average Canadian consumer really care what’s in their food? (John Rieti/CBC) Thousands of products in Canada’s food chain contain some form of a genetically […]