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Let Food be Thy Medicine! The Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans has added an unconventional course to its curriculum. Medical students can now take cooking classes in addition to their usual training. The idea behind this ‘culinary medicine’ program — the first of its kind in the United States — is to improve doctors’ nutritional knowledge and encourage them to use food to prevent or cure illnesses. Read more at treehugger.com.

Top Apps Customers Use to Find Restaurants. Going out to dinner shouldn’t be a stressful experience, but simply picking a restaurant can often be hard. There are so many choices in any given city, and it’s hard to know what’s good and what’s not so hot. That’s why customers often turn to restaurant finding apps to help them make a decision. Read more at restaurantnews.com.

5 Habits Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer. As Abraham Lincoln once said, “It’s not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years.” While we agree with Abe, we’re wondering why we can’t have both. With improved medicine and better education about how to care for ourselves, we’re living longer nowadays and healthier too. But there are plenty of little things you can do everyday to supercharge your longevity. Read more at huffingtonpost.com.