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IF – intermittent fasting: How and why it works

Scientific American | 
IF comes in three main flavors: alternate-day fasting, when people alternate between feast days (eating normally or a little extra) and ...
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COVID spurs fears of surge in suicides

Scientific American | 
The rate of suicide—the second leading cause of death in the U.S. among people ages 10 to 34 and the ...

Ticking time bomb: Being obese ‘more than doubles’ risk of common forms of cancer

Scientific American | 
Being overweight or obese has been linked to at least 13 types of cancer. Obesity more than doubles the risk ...
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Treating OCD and other anxiety disorders with brief, intensive therapy

Scientific American | 
For nearly 20 years [Thomas] Ollendick has been testing briefer, more intensive forms of [cognitive-behavioral therapy] for childhood anxiety disorders ...
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Your genes may make you more vulnerable to flu and other viruses

Scientific American | 
Bad luck. Terrible misfortune. That's what we think when we hear about a perfectly healthy child who suddenly dies of ...

Pancreatic cancer rates are surging. Here’s why

Scientific American | 
Five years ago [pancreatic cancer] was the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Today it's number three and ...
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