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Avoiding Addiction When It’s in Your DNA

To understand more about the link between addiction and genes, science correspondent Miles O’Brien drinks a mixture of 30 grams of pure ethanol and Diet Coke, the equivalent of three stiff drinks, and undergoes a series o...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Air pollution ‘harmful for those with failing hearts’

9 July 2013 Last updated at 19:11 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Air pollution is harming people with weak hearts – even killing them, a big international study reveals. Experts estimate the toll in...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Why Jan. 1 May Be Worst Day to Start Getting Fit

Guilt, crowds and the weather conspire to thwart your resolutions, but these expert tips can set you up for success By Debra Witt | December 10, 2012 There’s never a bad time to start getting fit — well, except maybe fo...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The Thrill of Defeat, the Agony of Victory

It’s a well-recognized truth that playing sports brings out the best — and worst — in people. The same can be said about watching sports, and that goes double for me, since I’m both a fan and an athlete. More ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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HIV/AIDS and the New Rules of 50-Plus Dating

Boomer women are at high risk — but few are taking the steps they need to avoid infection By Andrea King Collier | December 26, 2012 December was AIDS Awareness Month, a time to remind the country that, despite advancements i...
by Michael Cadenhead