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Vinegar can help control blood sugar levels
Thursday, January 28, 2016
There could be sweet news for the 29.1 million people the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates have diabetes. According to Dr. Carol S. Johnston, professor and associate director of the nutrition program in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University, vinegar can be part of a diet strategy to manage blood
PALUMBO POINTS: The truth about chocolate
Thursday, January 21, 2016
If you are like me, you love some chocolate from time to time. Sometimes, we like to eat a little extra chocolate just because it tastes so good! Chocolate has previously been hyped as a food that may ward off cardiovascular disease and could help to improve your memory, but, at this point, that's an overstatement. Here's why: While some observational
Cancer drug reduces chemo treatments
Thursday, January 21, 2016
CHAPEL HILL — The cancer drug paclitaxel just got more effective. For the first time, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have packaged it in containers derived from a patient’s own immune system, protecting the drug from being destroyed by the body’s own defenses and bringing the entire payload to the tumor.

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Low-income students need more support

The public rationale for many of the efforts to dismantle traditional public education with