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Farewell, Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy – The New York Times

A few years ago, while on a work trip in Los Angeles, I hailed an Uber for a crosstown ride during rush hour. I knew it would be a long trip, and I steeled myself to fork over $60 or $70.

Instead, the app spit out a price that made my jaw drop: $16.

Experiences like these were common during the golden era of the Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy, which is what I like to call the period from roughly 2012 through early 2020, when many of the daily activities of big-city 20- and 30-somethings were being quietly underwritten by Silicon

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Understanding genetics and lifestyle | The Manila Times

Genetics and lifestyle — the play between nature and nurture. What will be your approach?

“My husband who is 43, has type 2 diabetes. Runs in the family eh.”

“Once it’s in your genes, you will definitely have it. It’s genetic.”

These are just some of the common (mis)conceptions and perceptions on how people view genetics. Most of them share how they are resigned to it and just live with the consequences by not necessarily adjusting their lifestyle but by ensuring they get all the medication they need to manage their condition brought by their genetic predispositions.

Wikipedia defines genomics

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