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Mediterranean diet linked to longer life

The Mediterranean diet, already considered one of the healthiest diets because of its link to reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, and other chronic…

Get ready for GOP battle over Obamacare

The new Republican majority in Congress next year is likely to use several strategies to try to derail the Affordable Care Act (ACA). One…

A wide-angle view of global health

Humanity has made huge achievements in health, but has a long way to go. That’s the message in an article by Harvard School of…

Getting a detailed picture of Ebola

The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT is now “the world’s most powerful factory for analyzing genes from people and viruses,” according to an…

Woman eating yogurt

Yogurt may reduce type 2 diabetes risk

A new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that higher consumption of yogurt was associated with a reduced risk…

Parenting skills training on Thai-Burmese border

A research project conducted among migrant and displaced Burmese families on the Thai-Burmese border found that, even in adverse situations, brief interventions can improve…

Odds of repealing Obamacare slim

Although Congressional Republicans could try to chip away at parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the coming months, it’s highly unlikely that…

Trans fats linked to memory damage

A new study shows that eating trans fats may be associated with memory loss, according to a study presented last week at the American…