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Aspirin Use and Cancer Prevention Two large studies, reported by Dr. Yin Chao from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, showed how regular use of Aspirin was associated with a moderate to significant lowered risk of certain cancers especially colorectal cancer.  Results from these two studies, the Nurses’ Health study (1980-2010) and…

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In the introduction to this book, the author remembers that “by the time I stepped down as dean at Stanford in 2012 I had interacted not only with a tremendous number of parents but with students who seemed increasingly reliant upon their parents in ways that felt, simply, off.” “Helicopter parenting” , “invasive parenting”, and…

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When I started as an undergraduate student at Ohio State University, I was a French Literature major.  I immersed myself in Sartre and Camus, Proust and Gide and the poetry of great poets like Villon and Prevert.  I didn’t think about a future in the Sciences; I thought I was on my way to becoming…

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Mushrooms, technically speaking, are the fleshy, fruiting body of a fungus. Not so enticing so far, right? But, they are quite versatile. Some have a meaty texture and can be added to dishes to reduce or eliminate meat and calories, assuming you have another source of protein. One cup of raw sliced mushrooms has only…

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