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Daryl Austin

Daryl Austin is a health journalist based in Utah. He's a science contributor for National Geographic, and his work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Health News and Parents magazine.

Daryl Austin is a health journalist based in Utah. He's a science contributor for National Geographic, and his work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Health News and Parents magazine.

Latest from Daryl Austin

Dr. Ryan Osborne of ‘Take My Tumor’ recalls the surgery that changed the way he practices medicine

Dr. Ryan Osborne of TLC's "Take My Tumor" explains how he came to operate on head and neck tumors and his code for determining which cases he'll take on.

15 famous people with ADHD, from Simone Biles to Adam Levine

Celebrities with ADHD include Simone Biles, Greta Gerwig, Adam Levine and more. These famous people with ADHD have opened up about their symptoms.

Toxic 'forever chemicals' are everywhere. Can you actually avoid PFAS? 4 strategies from experts

Although none of us would deliberately put ourselves or our loved ones in harm’s way, inadvertent exposure to environmental toxins may do that very thing.

How long does it take to run a marathon?

A marathon is always measured by the same distance: 26.2 miles, but the time it takes to finish depends on your fitness level, training and the course itself.
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Do Stanley cups contain lead? What to know about the lawsuit and potential exposure risk

Stanley cup is facing a lawsuit over using lead in its manufacturing. Do Stanley cups contain lead? Is there a lead exposure or poisoning risk? What to know.

The Glucose Goddess and her blood sugar hacks are going viral. Experts reveal which are worth trying

The Glucose Goddess, Jessie Inchauspé, speaks with TODAY.com about her new supplement Anti-Spike, her glucose hacks and the blood sugar wellness craze.

Can a plant-based diet help you lose more weight? Netflix doc with twins offers answer

A new Netflix documentary "You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment" compares the benefits and weight loss linked to omnivore versus a vegan diet or plant-based.

Doing nothing for this long each day can leave you feeling more creative and energized

While the natural inclination for many of us this time of year is to buy more, do more and be more, experts say to preserve your mental health, try a new approach: doing nothing at all.

‘TJ Laxx’: Doctor’s viral video reveals why you get a sudden urge to poop while shopping

If you’ve ever entered your favorite store planning to shop but instead felt a sudden urge to visit the bathroom, you’re not alone.

Is a vegan diet really healthier than eating meat? Rare identical twin study offers answer

As many ramp up to make drastic changes to their diets in the new year, a new study explores the benefits of following a vegan diet versus an omnivore diet.