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Tuesday, March 8, 2005; Page HE01

Heart Matters

Arterial Procedure: A Clearer View A device used to clean arteries during a heart attack doesn't improve patient outcomes. F2

Moving Crew

Bowling for Dollars A look at the Bush fitness budget. F3

_____The Heart_____
Aspirin's Benefits Differ for Women (The Washington Post, Mar 8, 2005)
Plaque Attack (The Washington Post, Mar 8, 2005)
Drug-Coated Stent Devices Making Strides in Heart Care (The Washington Post, Mar 7, 2005)
Helen Williams, 81; Assistant to Lyndon Johnson (The Washington Post, Mar 4, 2005)
A Weekly Shot of News and Notes (The Washington Post, Mar 1, 2005)
More Heart News
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Fitness News and Resources

Shock Advocacy

The 60-Second Psoriasis Challenge An advocacy group dares Congress to look. F2

Quick Study

Bone protector? Controlling homocysteine may help stroke survivors avoid fractures.F6

Overactive Bladder A drug does not seem to harm thinking. F6

My Time

Same as the old boss? The "recalibration of the worker-boss relationship is the 'elephant-in-the-living-room' subject when it comes to job opportunities for older workers." See Abigail Trafford's column. F6

20 Years Ago

From March 6, 1985

Want sherbet instead of bread? Sally Squires introduces readers to the "exchange" principles behind Baylor College of Medicine's "The Living Heart Diet". . . Is Medicare rushing sick patients out of the hospital just to save money? . . . "Despite all the magazine ads. . . . no special treatment exists for cellulite, say medical experts, because cellulite itself doesn't exist."


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