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Alice Park

Time magazine

Alice Park appears in the following:

Obese Kids, Adult Diseases

Monday, February 24, 2014

Kids who are extremely overweight are becoming biological adults long before their normal weight peers - and with childhood obesity on the rise, more and more kids are at high risk for obesity-related conditions like cirrhosis, diabetes, and heart disease.

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23andMe vs. F.D.A.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The F.D.A. warned genetic testing company 23andMe to stop marketing their product, as they need more approvals from the agency. Alice ParkTime magazine staff writer covering health, shares on the latest.

Any 23andMe users? Call us and tell us what you've done with your results and how you feel about the company's marketing promises.

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What You Need to Know About the New Cholesterol Guidelines

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have lowered the recommended threshold for when to prescribe statins. Alice Park, Time magazine staff writer covering health, explains the shift in guidelines and what it will mean for those with high cholesterol.

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Older Fathers and Autism

Friday, August 24, 2012

Alice Park, Time Magazine staff writer who covers health and medicine, talks about the latest research that shows older fathers increase a child's risk for autism and schizophrenia.

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Deep Sleep: Sleep Apnea

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Each Thursday in March, Alice Park, Time Magazine staff writer who covers health and medicine, talks about sleep. Today's topic: sleep apnea.

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Deep Sleep: Sleep Interrupters

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Each Thursday in March, Alice Park, Time Magazine staff writer who covers health and medicine, talks about sleep. Today's topic: sleep interrupters. 

What disrupts your sleep and what's your strategy for coping?

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Deep Sleep: Sleeping Pills

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Each Thursday in March, Alice Park, Time Magazine staff writer who covers health and medicine, talks about sleep. Today: a new study about the risks of sleeping pills.

Listeners: What other sleep issues would you like to hear about as part of this series? Tell us your suggestions for future segments on sleep. Comment here!

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HPV in Focus

Monday, September 19, 2011

The vaccines for human papilloma virus have become part of a national political debate. Alice Park, health reporter who writes for Time Magazine's Healthland blog, talks about the specifics of the virus.

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Autism and Environment

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Alice Park, Time Magazine senior science reporter, discusses new studies that suggest not just genetic but also environmental factors play a role in autism.

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Stem Cell Hope

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Alice Park, senior science writer at Time magazine, talks about the history and future of stem cell research, and the medical advances it makes possible. The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives introduces the cutting-edge science and how it is revolutionizing medicine and changing the way we think about and treat disease.

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