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Get the Rest You Deserve

Some people wake up feeling refreshed and energetic. Others still feel tired after many hours of sleep. Why is that? The truth is, how well ...

Learning to Fish

Nearly half a century on from the end of the Vietnam War, life for ordinary Vietnamese has arguably never been better. The economy is booming, ...

Never Too Late to Improve QOL

Japan’s average life expectancy at birth is 83.7 years—the highest in the world! The main reasons are thought to be a lifestyle that includes more ...

Getting Under Your Skin

Whether it’s just a simple smile, a wave, a handshake, or a kiss, healthy skin helps people feel positive about themselves and build confidence.The popular ...

Enjoying Longevity

Food is one of life’s great pleasures. For millennia, young and old, families and friends, have gathered around communal tables spread with delicacies to celebrate ...

Happier Cows, Happier People

Cow’s milk. We pour it over our morning bowl of cereal. We add it to our tea or coffee. It goes into pancakes, waffles and ...

Making the Inedible Edible

If you like to cook from scratch, you’ve probably noticed how much gets thrown away. Stems, seeds, leaves, skin—all end up in the rubbish bin ...

Sustainable Sourcing

Grilled, seared, fried, or canned, skipjack tuna is enjoyed worldwide in myriad ways. But perhaps nowhere does it play a more fundamental culinary role than ...

Starting Over

Dr. Shinya Yamanaka began his career as an orthopedic surgeon but realized that even talented surgeons could not cure intractable diseases. Experience seeing patients with ...

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