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Calm after the storm

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Japanese have impressed the world with the relative calm and order they have maintained in the aftermath of one of the world’s worst natural disasters.

Mar 28, 2011
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Religious young adults become obese by middle age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Could it be the potato salad? Young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to become obese by middle age as young adults with no religious involvement, according to new ...

Mar 24, 2011
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Load up on fiber now, avoid heart disease later

A new study from Northwestern Medicine shows a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make. The study found adults between 20 and 59 years old with the highest ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Older patients confused about multiple drug dosing

Many older patients, who take an average of seven medicines a day, are so confused by the vague instructions on prescription bottles that they don't realize they can combine their medications to take them more efficiently. ...

Feb 28, 2011
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