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Blog Archive for April 2018

Tackling MS with a Plant-Based Diet: Saray Stancic, M.D.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018   Dr. Neal Barnard   other


As a third-year medical resident, Saray Stancic, M.D., went from doctor to patient. After a brief nap during an overnight shift at the hospital, she woke up to find both her legs numb and heavy. An emergency MRI confirmed a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, a degenerative disease of the nervous system that’s often considered incurable.

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Moby Calls on USDA to Focus SNAP on Healthy Foods

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018   Dr. Neal Barnard   government and food policy


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps) provides nutrition assistance to more than 40 million Americans.

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