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Do certain microbes raise Alzheimer’s risk? Researchers debate

Scientific American | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists have long puzzled ...
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Baby brain: Do women really suffer cognitive deficits during childbirth?

Scientific American | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  As many as four ...
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Addressing ethical questions in pregnancy, genetic disease and baby traits

Popular Science | 
When Kira Walker was born, on June 13, 2013, her parents and doctors knew she might have health issues. Her ...

Genetics likely determine who benefits from vitamins in the developed world

Nature | 
In 1911, Polish biochemist Casimir Funk discovered what was behind a then-mysterious neurological condition known as beriberi, common in regions ...
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“Organic Shmorganic” says Slate: Organic produce no healthier than conventional

Slate | 
Does feeding your child organic food really makes a difference to his health, considering that he’s been known to lick ...

Mom: ‘I’d never buy organics because I’m afraid there are dangerous pesticides on conventional produce’

Slate | 
YOU NEED TO SAY IN AN EDITOR'S NOTE WHO THIS 'MOM' IS When my son was a baby, organic was a synonym ...