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MIT Wants Permanent Vaccine Record Embedded in Your Skin

MIT Wants Permanent Vaccine Record Embedded in Your Skin

Would you want your medical records, including your vaccination records, permanently embedded into your skin, so anyone with a smartphone device could read them? The privacy implications are immense, as are the ethical considerations of what could, perhaps, become mandated along with vaccinations. The question, unfortunately, isn’t just theoretical, as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) […]

Many Sunscreens May Require a Prescription

Many Sunscreens May Require a Prescription

When it comes to the use of sunscreens, the pendulum has swung dangerously backward. People have been made to so fear the sun that we are now seeing vitamin D deficiencies, a serious problem because your cells need the active form of the vitamin to access to the genetic blueprints stored inside cells. The authors […]

Sweet Potatoes vs. Potatoes: Which Are Healthier?

Sweet Potatoes vs. Potatoes: Which Are Healthier?

Known as America’s favorite vegetable, potatoes are beloved for their versatility, their compatibility with other foods, and their ability to be transformed into two of America’s favorite junk foods. And although sweet potatoes aren’t as popular, they’re perceived to be a healthier alternative to white potatoes because of their lower calorie and carb count. But […]