Ultra-Processed Foods | Heart Month | Plastic Particles | Spirituality and Cancer Care | Acne

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Thursday, February 8, 2024


Dejunking Your Diet

Fruits and vegetables spilling out of a paper bag.

Highly processed foods are often cheap, tasty, and convenient. However, these foods can derail your diet and raise your risk for certain diseases. (From NIH News in Health)

February is American Heart Month

A woman making the shape of a heart with her hands.

Discover how making time for self-care can keep your heart healthy. (From NIH’s NHLBI)

Plastic Particles in Bottled Water

An illustration of light shining through a plastic bottle with a magnified view showing various plastic particles of different sizes and shapes.

Researchers developed an imaging technique that detected thousands of tiny bits of plastic in common single-use water bottles. (From NIH Research Matters)

Spirituality and Cancer Care

Praying hands with a sunset in the background.

Spirituality and religion can help patients and families cope with cancer. Find out what you should know about cancer care and these practices. (From NIH’s NCI)


A young man applying topical cream to his face.

Learn about the different types, causes, and treatments for acne. (From NIH’s NIAMS)