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.
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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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