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Anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr sues New York over religious exemption ban

Anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr sues New York over religious exemption ban he calls ‘unconstitutional bigotry’ after measles struck 986 in the state New York has seen more cases of measles than any other state in the US in the nation’s biggest outbreak in 25 years  Measles predominantly struck unvaccinated Orthodox Jewish children in the… Read More »

Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition – The New York Times

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutrigenomics.” Could personalized nutrition, informed by knowledge of an individual’s DNA, help prevent and even treat diet-related diseases? The results of early studies from Harvard, Stanford and elsewhere were compelling:… Read More »

Managing Teenage Acne – The New York Times

Acne appeared sporadically at first when Sophia Steinberg was in the eighth grade, but within two years she said her face, chest and back were covered with embarrassing lesions of cystic acne. “I was very self-conscious, deeply insecure and anxious,” Sophia, a Brooklyn high school student, told me. “I would wake up ashamed for my… Read More »