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Earn $13,000 a year selling poop?

Each year millions of healthy men and women donate their blood, plasma, eggs, and sperm in an effort to help others while earning a little extra cash. Needles and reproductive material not your thing? No problem. How do you feel about feces? You could earn up to $13,000 a year selling your poop. So says…

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Malnutrition Very Common with IBD

Screen early and screen often. That’s the message from a doctor at Cedars-Sinai hospital. Studies estimate up to 70% of all inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients have some level of malnutrition. In fact, 26% of IBD patients are likely to be deficient in Vitamin B6, and up to 100% are likely to be low in…

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The Truth: Diet Impacts Mental Health

The World Health Organization says 1 in 4 people will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in their lives. As scientists dig deeper, they’re finding a strong link between what we eat and our state of mind. Food for Thought Two recent studies looking at schizophrenia and depression add to…

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