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Risk assessment

In a nutshell, while the test is a powerful tool for predicting who will develop Alzheimer


Aging eyes

Aging brings with it many benefits. However, better vision is not one of them. Here why fr

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It’s allergy time

Is there a particular time of day that’s best for taking allergy medication? Dr. Prescot


60-Second Science

Mom was right. A cold nose might put you at risk of catching a cold. Dr. Prescott explains


Ask Dr. P: Collaborate or compete?

As a scientist, I am often asked this question. I always answer this with one word: yes.


Why is my girlfriend always cold?

Is there a reason why women are always cold? Or is this a “Men are from Mars, Women are


Ask Dr. P: What about gluten free?

To eat gluten or not to eat gluten? That is the question.


Are shorter workouts better?

Are short, high-intensity workouts better than longer lower-intensity workouts?

Make sure to take precautions to stay flu-free.

Hand Sanitizers Protect Against Viruses

Can these little bottles of clear gel really offer protection against Ebola?


The Science of Fear: What boo! does to the body

Whatever sends a shiver up your spine, it's basic biology at work.