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Five surprising ways plants can keep you healthy

Plants can hurt us (we see you, poison oak), but they can also heal. Many of modern medicine's powerful drugs, like aspirin, trace their roots back to leaves, bark and flowers.

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Quinn on Nutrition: Put on your best face

I didn't like being called "freckle face" when I was a kid. So when my mom took me to the pediatrician for a routine check up, I asked him if he could make my freckles go away. He kindly told me he could, "but you will never ...

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Can you 'boost' your immune system against COVID-19?

As we continue our collective battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), you may have come across various claims of foods or supplements that supposedly increase your immunity against the disease. Here, we break down ...

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Why purple sweet potatoes belong on your holiday table

You may be busting out your holiday cookbook over the next couple days—it's that time of year. Cookies, ham, turkey, all the favorites. There's much to be said for the familiar spread, but we have a suggestion to brighten ...

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