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Can You Have Too Much "Good" (HDL) Cholesterol?

A new study suggests that too much “good” cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks

November 10, 2018 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Drinking Milk Unnatural?

Some claim that drinking the milk of other animals—or drinking milk beyond infancy—is both unnatural and unhealthy. How do the arguments for and against consuming milk stack up?

October 30, 2018 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

In Teeth, Markers of Disease

Like trees, teeth have rings that tell a story. By seeking abnormalities among them, scientists may have found a new method to identify illness before it hits.

September 12, 2018

Here's Looking at Humanity, Kid

Senior Editor Gary Stix talks about the September special issue of Scientific American, devoted to the science of being human. And Brown University evolutionary biologist Ken Miller discusses human chromosome 2 and what it tells us about us.

September 5, 2018 — Gary Stix and Steve Mirsky

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