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Could a popular food ingredient raise the risk for diabetes and obesity?

Consumption of propionate, an ingredient that’s widely used in baked goods, animal feeds, and artificial flavorings, appears to increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in collaboration with researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital… Read More »

Doctor video visits increase access to healthcare but could risk fragmentation

In today’s fast-paced digital society, virtual doctor visits are on the rise and offer patients a more convenient way to receive medical care from anywhere. If someone can’t leave work or doesn’t have childcare, for example, online video visits can provide live, face-to-face physician consultations from the comfort of their home or office. Telehealth, remote… Read More »