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Cancer passing heart disease

Cancer passing heart disease

Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States for more than a century, ever since the early 1900s when it displaced acute diseases for the distinction. Now a growing number of states are crowning a new leading cause of death: cancer.

The Plagues of Prosperity

The Plagues of Prosperity

Benjamin Bikman, professor of physiology and developmental biology, delivered the Forum address on July 17th. He discussed “the plagues of prosperity” that result from insulin resistance and how we can overcome those problems to improve our health.

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