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How eating a whole-food, plant-based diet can prevent COVID-19

Heart disease was the No. 1 killer in the United States in 2020, with COVID-19 close behind it. Although our efforts have been focused on reducing the spread of the virus, millions of Americans are simultaneously dealing with heart disease. And having heart disease actually increases your risk for COVID-19. A recent study by Kim […]

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How and when do children recognize power and social hierarchies?

Humans, like most social animals, tend to be organized hierarchically. In any group or social relationship there are always individuals who, for various reasons, significantly influence the behavior of others. These individuals are attributed the highest status within the social group they belong to. As everyday examples of hierarchical relationships we find those of parents […]

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How research on chronic illnesses will improve COVID-19 treatment

A new paper in Oxford Open Immunology, published by Oxford University Press, examines prior findings in the field of neuroimmunology that suggest potential treatment strategies for patients suffering long-term symptoms from COVID-19. Though COVID-19 was initially believed to be a short-term illness, lasting between one and three weeks, it’s clear that a substantial number of […]