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Posts tagged disease

May 24, 2004

 

broccoli sprouts in a community garden

Cancer-fighting Foods and Vegetables

What foods help fight cancer? Learn about cruciferous vegetables and how they not only help lower your risk of cancer, but slow the growth of existing tumors.

May 24, 2004

 

Cyber-diversity

Computer scientists are investigating mimicking nature in an effort to make it harder to hack into computers and networks. Learn how on this Moment of Science.

March 11, 2004

 

Long Live Us

A century ago, the average life-span for Americans was about 50 years. Today, the typical American lives to be about seventy-eight. What changed?

September 27, 2003

 

How Now, Mad Cow

This strange disease was first noticed in the UK when British cows were infected by feed containing tainted sheep material. How could you spot a mad cow?

September 27, 2003

 

Bruxism

If you are grinding your teeth you could be wearing the enamel down, as well as causing damage to your jaw. When we’re asleep, we’re capable of grinding our teeth six times as hard as we might in the day. That kind of pressure can do a lot of damage.

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