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Well: Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2014, 12:01 pm
Even small amounts of vigorous exercise could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality.
The New Old Age Blog: More on Sleeping Pills and Older Adults
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2014, 5:00 am
New research adds to evidence that long-term use of some sedatives may be hazardous for older adults
Well: The Upside of a Wimpy Handshake
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2014, 1:50 am
A weak handshake may be a healthier greeting than a firm one. But a fist bump may be an even healthier choice.
The New Health Care: Do You Own a Gun? In Florida, Doctors Can’t Ask You That
New York Times - Health : July 29, 2014, 11:50 am
If courts say people have the right not to be asked sensitive questions, they’re interfering with the relationship between doctor and patient.
Surgeon General Calls for Action to Reduce Skin Cancer Rate
New York Times - Health : July 29, 2014, 10:34 am
In a report released Tuesday, Dr. Boris D. Lushniak, the acting surgeon general, said action needed to be taken to slow the incidence of skin cancer, the most diagnosed form of cancer nationwide.