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NFL players age ten years faster than general population: Harvard study

NFL players are aging nearly a decade faster than the general population and suffer from arthritis and high blood pressure as early as their 20s, according to a new study from Harvard Medical School. The study, published on Thursday, was spurred by reports from retired players of aging faster and clinicians “saying these players looked …

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Start a healthier new year with four holiday food tips - Harvard Health

Start a healthier new year with four holiday food tips – Harvard Health

Many people wait until January 1st to start eating healthier. After all, parties are full of stress and extra intake of rich festive foods, so why bother? But banish this negative thought, because now is the perfect time to adopt new habits. “The dietary changes you make now can help you manage stress and avoid …

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JFK's nephew partners with Harvard and MIT scientists for long-lasting skincare brand Aramore

JFK’s nephew partners with Harvard and MIT scientists for long-lasting skincare brand Aramore

Following a 2018 conference, Harvard Medical School professor and dermatologist Dr. Sarina B. Elmariah was approached by philanthropist and entrepreneur Stephen Kennedy Smith – the nephew of President John F. Kennedy – with a unexpected proposition: launch a new skincare brand. She was skeptical at first. “I’m not just a skeptic, but an naysayer,” she …

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Are fermented foods up to the hype?  - Harvard Health

Are fermented foods up to the hype? – Harvard Health

Stores are full of fermented products containing probiotics. Here’s how they can improve health – and how they can fail. Walk through the refrigerated aisle of a supermarket these days and you’ll notice shelves full of fermented foods and drinks. New additions such as milk-based kefir, kimchi (Korean cabbage), kombucha (tea) and tempeh (soy) joined …

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