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Winter can be the hardest time of the year to stay in shape: The cold keeps us inside, warm and sedentary. But now that the holidays have passed, many Americans are looking to lose a few pounds in preparation for beach weather. Read more....

Stop counting calories and start reaching for whole milk yogurt. We talk with two obesity experts about what the newest science shows about losing weight.

Over half of patients don’t take their medicine properly. But one man thinks he has a solution. Computers, meet stomach.

Your genes hold a lot of secrets. We talk with science writer Carl Zimmer about some of the surprising/scary things you can now find out about yourself.

What secrets do your genes hold? Carl Zimmer tells us what he discovered when he sequenced his entire genome, and how genetics will shape the future of medicine. Read more....

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