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This former Apple engineer has analyzed the microbes in his body 600 times — here's what he learned

Most of us would find it off-putting to imagine that there are many trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi living in our body, invisible to the naked eye. But Richard Sprague, a Seattle-based software engineer, has dedicated years of his life — and tested himself hundreds of times — to unravel their mysteries.

What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss – The New York Times

ImageCreditGaia Stella You’d think that scientists at an international conference on obesity would know by now which diet is best, and why. As it turns out, even the experts still have widely divergent opinions. At a recent meeting of the Obesity Society, organizers held a symposium during which two leading scientists presented the somewhat contradictory… Read More »

Growth of Health Care Spending Slowed Last Year – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The growth of national health spending, which surged as millions of Americans gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act, slowed last year, the Trump administration said on Thursday. Health spending in the United States totaled $ 3.5 trillion last year, up 3.9 percent from 2016, or about $ 10,740 a person. It accounted… Read More »

Increasing Technological Reliance Among Pharmacy Predictions for 2019 – Pharmacy Times

The future of pharmacy is evolving. Anticipating changes in the industry, as well as trends that will continue, mean that pharmacy leaders can better plan for them. In a Tuesday session at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, CA, some predictions were shared from the ASHP Foundation’s Pharmacy Forecast.… Read More »