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Opinion: You can't change your genetics, but you can adopt a healthier lifestyle

I’ve become hooked on the Freakonomics podcast. Based on the books by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics uses economic theory to dispel misconceptions about everything from high gas prices to why crime rates are dropping. 620 more words

Health And Fitness

In praise of lab workers

A lot of people are profoundly frustrated by the limitations of modern medicine, let down by how powerless conventional medicine can be to ‘cure’ so many of the ailments that afflict us. 848 more words

The wait continues.....

Things just keep trucking here….Still awaiting the results of the BRAC genetic test. They had said between 2 and 3 weeks, and well, looks like it will be closer to the 3 weeks. 290 more words

What’s Up Doc?

My senses have been doing the happy dance on the whole food, plant-based diet. Every morsel is bursting with flavour… tangy lemons, sweet pears, pungent arugula, earthy beets, minty mint, zingy ginger, and so on. 711 more words

Gray Hairs and Bubble Guts

This is going to be a lengthy one but I hope it helps someone at some point.

Becoming a parent is some pretty scary shit even before you actually become a parent. 1,457 more words


Your Employer's Wellness Program Can Demand Your DNA | Al Lewis

Al’s excellent column in The Huffington Post, just published this evening.

While Aetna itself is not storing your DNA, the Aetna partner company actually collecting this information, a Canadian firm called Newtopia, says that your DNA will be safe with them in Ontario.

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drugs-god's gift to me???

I want a new drug
One that won’t go away
One that won’t keep me up all night
One that won’t make me sleep all day…

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