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We like to think we are relatively safe from harm in the United States, but actually, we can do little to prevent natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes, or fires. What we can do, however… Read more

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How often have you felt that way after leaving the doctor’s office? After the hustle and bustle of scheduling and getting to the doctor’s office, you can easily forget to ask some questions once… Read more

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If you’re a member of the Sandwich Generation, you know the stresses of caring both for children and an aging… Read more

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We might have read the alarming stories over the past several years about global outbreaks of Ebola, SARS, or influenza. Or because water is such a basic need, perhaps stories about struggles for… Read more

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Did you know that humans are made up mostly of microbes? In fact, we have more than 100 trillion of them. I was surprised to learn that each person has 10 times more microbes than human cells.… Read more

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Our parents had good reasons for telling us to wash our hands. Not only did that make us cleaner; it also kept us from spreading disease. It’s unpleasant to think about, but germs from our bodies… Read more

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Physicist and chemist Marie Curie said, “You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his [or her] own improvement and, at the… Read more

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