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Epigenetics: Phenomenon or Quackery?

Are you really what your mother ate, drank or got stressed about? The simple answer is “no”, but not in the way you think. We are products of nature via nurture. Our genes and environments interact. And “environment” can be what we are experiencing now or at any time during our life. An overwhelming body [...]

Decreased ability to identify odors may predict five-year mortality

For older adults, being unable to identify scents is a strong predictor of death within five years, according to a study published October 1, 2014, in the journal PLOS ONE. Thirty-nine percent of study subjects who failed a simple smelling test died during that period, compared to 19 percent of those with moderate smell loss [...]

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