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Dietary advice seems to change every decade. Fat is bad, then suddenly it's good again. Nowadays, for many people, carbs are the enemy. But it turns out that healthy dietary guidelines can't be boiled down into simple rules. A new crop of studies…
francine hardawayThis could blow dietary guidelines out of the water.
Prescription drugs are saving lives in Africa, but ending them in America Get our daily newsletter Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks. THE UNITED NATIONS is the world's most important watcher of human tides. Its…
francine hardawayAfricans living longer but we’re dying younger!
Children in the U.S. are told from an early age that hard work pays off, starting with their time at school. But according to a recent report from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW), ' Born to Win, Schooled to…
Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg has helped Bitcoin to surge past $10,000 again, a price it first surpassed in 2017 as part of an epic speculative bubble that popped not long after. Last week, the Facebook Inc. co-founder unveiled his social network's…
francine hardawayYes, I saw that. My .8 bitcoin is now worth real $$
As millions of Americans cope with a combination of medical conditions, a new approach to measuring their lives has emerged. Multimorbidity scores can help doctors understand a patient's overall prognosis — and can help researchers identify…
francine hardawayIt becomes a quality of life issue
The Washington Post
– Jun 21, 9:00 AM
“I love this can,” my 19-year-old daughter exclaimed when she opened the refrigerator. She grabbed the 250 milliliter can of Lil Fizz, from No Fine Print Wine, and caressed it in her hands, like a TV model showing off an expensive…
francine hardawayI saw this in the supermarket. Would I buy it? IDK
Pamela B. Paresky Ph.D.
– Jun 18, 9:20 PM
Jordanian American Natasha Tynes is an award-winning author who faced government prosecution in Egypt for her work defending “free speech and a free press.” In May, Tynes saw a Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit Authority…
The Washington Post
– Jun 17, 4:00 AM
Leigh Doherty, associate head of the school, looks on. She admits that, even though the private school offers a cursive-writing class called Handwriting Without Tears for younger students, most revert to printing “as soon as they…