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Beet Juice Could Help Body Beat Altitude

Beet juice contains nitrates, which the body can convert to nitric oxide, a chemical that relaxes blood vessels and makes it easier to function in conditions of low oxygen. Christopher Intagliata reports...

October 21, 2015 — Christopher Intagliata

Polio Resurfaces in Laos

Genetic sequencing of the virus suggests it has been circulating for two years in an area with low immunization rates

October 13, 2015
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine