Hans Villarica

Hans Villarica is a journalist who writes for and produces The Atlantic's Health channel. His work has appeared in TIME, People Asia, and Fast Company, among others. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism as well as a bachelor’s degree in management from the Ateneo de Manila University. He has worked in newsrooms in Manila, Chicago, Hong Kong, New York and is currently based in Washington, D.C. | hansvillarica.com | @hansvillarica

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Dog Walkers Get More Exercise

If you’ve been thinking about getting a pet dog, here’s another reason to do it. A study in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health shows that dog owners are 34% more likely than non-owners to get the exercise they need.

Will the FDA Ban Menthol Cigarettes?

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee is due in the coming week to submit to the agency its final report on the health effects of menthol cigarettes. The FDA is considering a ban …

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