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April 1, 2014

 

A thermometer with blue fluid reads 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

Feed A Fever, Starve A Cold?

Unfortunately, this old saying doesn't make a lot of sense in the context of modern science.

March 20, 2014

 

The word

Do Fake Sugars Have Calories?

These days artificial sweeteners are everywhere. Do they have any calories at all?

November 19, 2013

 

Colorful tops of glass soda bottles.

A Heaping Spoonful of Sugar

Trying to curb carbs? Processed sugar is more widespread than you think.

June 18, 2013

 

gorilla popping up behind a log

Gorillas Are Being Put On Diets

Many gorillas in zoos are overweight and dying of heart disease in their twenties and thirties when they could live to be twice that age.

February 14, 2013

 

a basket of apples

Why Am I Still Hungry?

You've just snacked on rice cakes. Why are you still hungry?

June 18, 2012

 

teens sitting together

What Is The Equation For A Happy, Healthy Teen?

Teenagers are often a difficult bunch. With all those hormones flooding their bodies, they can be moody, unpredictable, and prone to making dubious choices.

May 17, 2012

 

meadow grass

Plant Self-defense

What keeps seemingly defenseless grass from hungry grazers?

April 13, 2012

 

a woman yelling and tugging her hair

You’re Giving Me an Ulcer

Have you ever heard that too much stress causes stomach ulcers?

February 21, 2012

 

moose in water

Did You Know That Moose Can Have Arthritis?

Researchers have been studying moose for years and one thing they've found is while arthritis in moose is genetic, it's also triggered by the environment.

April 15, 2011

 

weight scale

Does Dieting Change Your Brain?

You exercise, eat right, and still have difficulty keeping the weight off. Could the problem be how your brain responds to dieting?

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