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Living Longer, Living Healthier?

Since the invention of penicillin and modern medicine, life expectancy has continually increased.  Last Thursday, June 12, The Washington Post reported the most recent results on life expectancy from the National Center for Health Statistics, which calculated average life expectancy for Americans at an all-time high of 78.1 years from 2005 – 2006. This is encouraging news that deserves a few comments and questions: Read the rest of this entry »

The Business of Translating Science


Nutrition and health has become prominent in the minds of consumers, while healthcare and businesses are searching for economical ways to help keep people healthy.  The role of nutrition and health communications is a vital piece of the puzzle—a virtual global positioning system.  Read the rest of this entry »

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