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Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Eating lots of fruits and vegetables may help current and former smokers avoid chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a study published online Feb. 22 in Thorax. Read More >
Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of COPD
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Ten daily servings of fruits and vegetables may be a key to reducing the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, cancer, and premature death, according to a review published online Feb. 22 in the International Journal of Epidemiology. Read More >
10 Portions of Produce a Day Can Confer Great Health Benefit
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Older patients, over the age of 65, seem to experience the same lower back pain relief as their younger peers from surgery for a herniated lumbar disc, according to a research letter published online Feb. 22 in JAMA Surgery. Read More >
Similar Outcomes for Disc Surgery in Older, Younger Patients
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Among women 70 to 79, being overweight or obese doesn't appear to shorten life span -- unless the weight is centered around the waist; however, being underweight does appear to shorten life span, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the Jou Read More >
Central Adiposity More Harmful Than Obesity in Older Women

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Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of COPD
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Eating lots of fruits and vegetables may help current and former smokers avoid chronic obstructive p..... Read More >
10 Portions of Produce a Day Can Confer Great Health Benefit
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Ten daily servings of fruits and vegetables may be a key to reducing the risk of myocardial infarcti..... Read More >
Similar Outcomes for Disc Surgery in Older, Younger Patients
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Older patients, over the age of 65, seem to experience the same lower back pain relief as their youn..... Read More >
Central Adiposity More Harmful Than Obesity in Older Women
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Among women 70 to 79, being overweight or obese doesn't appear to shorten life span -- unless the we..... Read More >
ASA: Pre-Hospital tPA May Reduce Stroke Disability
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Patients transported in an ambulance specially equipped to diagnose and treat stroke on route to the..... Read More >
Large-Scale Skin Cancer Screening Initiative Feasible
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Large-scale skin cancer screening, including full-body skin examination is feasible and increases di..... Read More >