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Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet – NPR

Enlarge this image A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect? Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF hide caption toggle caption Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF “A Low-Fat Diet Helps… Read More »

Florence’s Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy: The world’s oldest pharmacy – CBS News

Just off Florence’s Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where a church of the same name has stood since 1360, sits another cathedral of sorts. It may not look like it from the outside but inside, it’s truly a thing of beauty. “It’s just amazing. It looks like it’s part of the church,” said one visiting American.… Read More »

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials

ZOLFO SPRINGS, Fla. — A pernicious disease is eating away at Roy Petteway’s orange trees. The bacterial infection, transmitted by a tiny winged insect from China, has evaded all efforts to contain it, decimating Florida’s citrus industry and forcing scores of growers out of business. In a last-ditch attempt to slow the infection, Mr. Petteway… Read More »