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September 23, 2016

Toxins from Food Mold Weaken Airways' Defenses to Cause More Damage

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs May Strengthen Airway Immunity to Fight Infections, Penn Study Suggests

Toxins from mold found growing on nuts or corn can weaken the airways’ self-clearing mechanisms and immunity, opening the door for respiratory diseases and exacerbating existing ones. Read more ...

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September 21, 2016

Battling Adolescent Obesity with Behavioral Therapy

With so much running around going on from September to June, it can be easy to lose sight of keeping up a healthy diet and active lifestyle – particularly for adolescents whose obesity rates have more than doubled since the 1980s. Read more ...

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Focus on Precision Medicine

Combine the wealth of health-related information now available to doctors and researchers with the substantial advances in molecular biology, and the result is the remarkable growth of precision medicine. The goal: to provide the right treatment to each individual at the right time.

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