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Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition – The New York Times

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutrigenomics.” Could personalized nutrition, informed by knowledge of an individual’s DNA, help prevent and even treat diet-related diseases? The results of early studies from Harvard, Stanford and elsewhere were compelling:… Read More »

Fixing Our Health Care System – The New York Times

To the Editor: Re “What’s Good Health Care Worth?” (editorial, Feb. 17): Thirty-six thousand Americans die prematurely each year because they are uninsured. And more than half a million households declare bankruptcy each year because of illness or medical bills. Who could possibly benefit from such an inhumane system? Private insurers. High deductibles and co-pays,… Read More »