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Lifelong Health: Much of what we believe about obesity may be incorrect

In the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists from nutritional centers in the United States and abroad have published a paper titled “Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity.” They suggest that many of the beliefs regarding obesity are...


Lifelong Health: Smoking reduces a woman's life expectancy by 10 years

As a general rule when it comes to health, women are far better off than men. Prior to menopause, their risk of heart disease and stroke is substantially less than men, and the numbers of cancers occurring in both sexes is significantly lower. But...


Lifelong Health: Cardiac stress tests are often performed too frequently

Annually, hundreds of thousands of healthy Americans have a stress test to screen for coronary artery disease. The stress test can be done in one of two ways. The heart can either be stressed by exercising on a treadmill or by injecting a...


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