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Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Finnish sauna

Finnish saunas associated with living longer, say researchers

Researchers found that men who took saunas two to three times a week had a 24 percent lower risk of dying from heart problems than those who visited the sauna only once a week.