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A Greek Holocaust Survivor in Vermont Knows How to Save Humanity. He Just Needs Us to Listen. – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Read article – Maxwell Levis, an assistant professor of psychiatry, is featured in a profile piece about his father, Albert Levis, a Greek Holocaust survivor. “The family is a pretty vivacious and dedicated core,” Levis said. “But there’s not going to be anybody like him, you know? And I’m aware of that. Albert is not just a Holocaust survivor. He’s a survivor of a world that just doesn’t exist anymore.”

I Eat Smarter Now That I’m Older – Next Avenue

Read article – Susan Roberts, senior associate dean of foundational research, is featured in an article about how our nutritional needs change as we age. “A cohesive body of research finds that a healthy diet and weight management are able to not only reliably delay the onset of most typical diseases and functional losses in aging, but also arrest progression and severity, and even support remission for some conditions,” Roberts said.

What to Know About the Bacteria Behind the Pneumonia Outbreak in Ohio and China – Healthline

Read article – Elizabeth Talbot, a professor of medicine, is featured in an article about pneumonia outbreaks in China, Denmark, France, and the U.S. in Ohio. “Clusters and outbreaks of Mycoplasma pneumonia are indeed normal,” Talbot said. “Epidemics of Mycoplasma pneumonia do tend to be cyclical, occurring every 4 to 8 years in the general population but can occur anytime among people living closely together, like those in military barracks and prisons,” Talbot said.