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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.

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

Former Miss International winner, 28, reveals she needs a 'life-saving transplant'

Former Miss International reveals she desperately needs a ‘life-saving kidney transplant’ – and the beauty queen suspects a workout powder is to blame for her failing organs Bea Rose Santiago, 28, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease in August   She has been on dialysis for the last three-and-a-half months but has been told she needs… Read More »