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There is a ‘youth pill’: It’s called exercise

The longer I’ve been a health writer, the more convinced I’ve become that exercise is the true fountain of youth.
That belief was reinforced on Monday with the publication of four new articles in the Archives of Internal Medicine linking physical act

Following the mammogram money

In an article in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, reporter Alicia Mundy describes how lobbyists for three powerful interest groups — radiologists, companies who make mammography equipment, and certain breast-cancer-awareness groups (who receive financi

Is a third wave of H1N1 coming our way?

A year ago, the novel H1N1 virus was a complete unknown, but since then, we’ve experienced two peaks in outbreaks. With about half the nation still vulnerable, it probably isn’t done with us yet.