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Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.

Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.

Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.

Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.

NASA and collaborating institutes, including Stanford, have examined the molecular and genetic differences between two twin astronauts.

NASA and collaborating institutes, including Stanford, have examined the molecular and genetic differences between two twin astronauts.

Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.

Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.

In the ninth and final post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the Mediterranean diet.

In the ninth and final post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the Mediterranean diet.

Exercise and diet are the best way to control blood pressure. Ann Lindsay describes how physicians can convince their patients to make changes.

Exercise and diet are the best way to control blood pressure. Ann Lindsay describes how physicians can convince their patients to make changes.

In the eighth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford breaks down low-fat diets, which were popular in the 1980s.

In the eighth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford breaks down low-fat diets, which were popular in the 1980s.

Documenting the safest routes to walk to school through a phone app can increase the likelihood that kids will bike or walk to class.

Documenting the safest routes to walk to school through a phone app can increase the likelihood that kids will bike or walk to class.