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How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health

David B. Agus MD

Simon & Schuster, 2017

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The Balance Between Immunity and Inflammation
Lung immunity is calibrated to protect from inhaled pathogens and avoid inflammation

Darin L. Wiesner and Bruce S. Klein

Science, 2017

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Where You Live Can Kill You

Clare Bambra

Policy Press, 2016

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When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

David Epstein and ProPublica

The Atlantic, 2017

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Inspired by Nature
The Thrilling New Science that Could Transform Medicine

Laura Parker

The Guardian, 2016

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The Trip Treatment
Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results.

Michael Pollan

The New Yorker, 2015

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The Cost of  Perpetual Youth
The ability to become nearly any cell type is restricted to eggs, sperm and primitive stem cells in very early embryos. Maintaining this pluripotent state in vitro comes at a cost.

Thomas P. Zwaka

Nature, 2017

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The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

Richard McGregor

Harper, 2010

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