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Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition – The New York Times

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutrigenomics.” Could personalized nutrition, informed by knowledge of an individual’s DNA, help prevent and even treat diet-related diseases? The results of early studies from Harvard, Stanford and elsewhere were compelling:… Read More »

New York City to invest $100 million a year to provide healthcare to undocumented, low-wage workers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new healthcare plan for “all New Yorkers” to include illegal immigrants and low-wage workers that would cost the city $ 100 million a year. De Blasio made his announcement on Tuesday hours before President Trump was scheduled to air a national address regarding the government shutdown… Read More »

Managing Teenage Acne – The New York Times

Acne appeared sporadically at first when Sophia Steinberg was in the eighth grade, but within two years she said her face, chest and back were covered with embarrassing lesions of cystic acne. “I was very self-conscious, deeply insecure and anxious,” Sophia, a Brooklyn high school student, told me. “I would wake up ashamed for my… Read More »