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Does Halloween Candy Expire?

And how much Halloween candy should you really eat?


What’s in Chicken Nuggets?

How do you choose the best nuggets for your family?


Are High-Carb Foods Fattening?

Tips for thoughtfully incorporating starchy foods into your healthy eating routine.


Inulin: Is This Fiber Source Too Much of a Good Thing?

What foods have inulin and should you avoid them?


Are Fruits and Vegetables Sprayed with Pesticides Less Safe than Organic Produce?

Check out the pesticide calculator and learn the risks.


Will Garcinia Cambogia Really Help Me Lose Weight?

Will taking this dietary supplement decrease your waistline?


Are Protein Shakes Healthy?

How much protein should you be consuming?


What Do Cows Eat?

We’ve heard of corn... but candy?


Is Food Coloring Dangerous?

Are food dyes linked to ADHD?

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Ronald E. Kleinman, MD

Ronald E. Kleinman, MD

Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, is Physician in Chief, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.

What is the last good book you read?
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders.

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love spending time with our 3-year-old and 5-year-old granddaughters anytime I can.

What are you most passionate about
Social justice.

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