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Aerobic Training is Good for the Brain – And Why I Used to Hate It.

If you only know me through GRLIFE and we haven’t met in person, this might surprise you. But when I

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Thoughts on Genetics and Medicine

Yep, this doesn’t surprise me at all: 23andMe have questions they ask participants. They ask about sleep, diet, and genetic

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On Learning About Nutrition and DNA

Why am I studying Nutrition and Genetics? Because these are both areas that fascinate me, and I have personal stories

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Learning About Chromosomes and Family Trees

I am taking an online course in Personalized Medicine through Vanderbilt University’s Online Learning school. While that might seem a

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NAT1 and the Risk of Lung Cancer

NAT1 gene, located on Chromosome 8, deals with metabolizing certain drugs, carcinogens and…. smoke from cigarettes.  I have this gene, and

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Genealogy, Genes and Food

Awhile back I got interested in my family tree. I spent a few years utterly immersed in following my family’s

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Food and Identity

What does the food you eat say about you? Food is more than just what we eat. We use it

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