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Colorectal cancer increase in younger adults: What could be the cause?

Franklin G. Berger, University of South Carolina Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer...

Diets can do more than help you lose weight – they...

Adrienne Rose Bitar, Cornell University Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight. But if you study the actual content...

Memories of eating influence your next meal – new research pinpoints...

Marise Parent, Georgia State University Of course you know that eating is vital to your survival, but have you ever thought about how your brain...

Is apple cider vinegar good for you? A doctor weighs in

Gabriel Neal, Texas A&M University When my brother and I were kids back in the ‘80s, we loved going to Long John Silver’s. But...

Why your doctor may not be able to help you lose...

Jennifer Kraschnewski, Pennsylvania State University Obesity was designated a disease in 2013 by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association. Obesity, defined as a...

Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

Kenneth Cusi, University of Florida Gyms across the country will be packed in the new year with people sticking, however briefly, to their New Year’s...

How inherited fitness may affect breast cancer risk

Henry J. Thompson, Colorado State University Repeated studies have shown that physical inactivity, and the occurrence of obesity to which it is linked, increases the...

Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost...

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What about your carbon pawprint?

By Guy Pearse, The University of Queensland People around the world are worrying about their carbon footprint. But what about their furry friends' carbon pawprints? Consider...