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Superfoods have all sorts of health benefits, but it’s not always clear which are true. Are oysters actually an aphrodisiac? Does fish oil really make you smarter? Check out our list of surprising superfood truths and myths.
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Another year, another of crop of super important health studies. We’ve rounded 'em up and broken 'em down.
When choosing between eggs and cereal in the morning, go with the scramble to lose weight. A new study sheds further insight on how eating protein in the morning can help keep us full all day long.

Media outlets have recently come under fire for their portrayal of physical therapy. Greatist's chief research officer explains why the media is getting it wrong — and what we can all do to promote more accurate information.

Starting in March, the Obama administration started funding a project called the “Brain Activity Map.” More recently the research team decided to focus on mapping systems and circuits of cells. Read on to find out why.

Lab rats might soon be a thing of the past. New research suggests conclusions made on rodent test subjects don't hold up when it comes to helping humans.

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Superfoods have all sorts of health benefits, but it’s not always clear which are true. Are oysters actually an aphrodisiac? Does fish oil really make you smarter? Check out our list of surprising superfood truths and myths.

Greatist's David Tao takes a look at the disconnect between research and health and fitness media — and suggests how we can start to bridge the divide.

The push for public access to scientific studies has never been greater. But why the sudden push, and how can we all take advantage of the latest research?

Haven’t had time to keep up on the news this week? Not to worry — we’ve summarized the top news stories that could significantly change our health habits.

Lab rats might soon be a thing of the past. New research suggests conclusions made on rodent test subjects don't hold up when it comes to helping humans.

Starting in March, the Obama administration started funding a project called the “Brain Activity Map.” More recently the research team decided to focus on mapping systems and circuits of cells. Read on to find out why.

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