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Tuesday, March 15, 2005; Page HE01

Moving Crew

Measuring Curves University researchers explore the fitness question of the 21st century: Just how much good does a Curves circuit workout do, anyhow? F3


A Little Herb Which herbs are parents giving their kids? And should they? F2

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Heart Device Keeps Hopes Alive (The Washington Post, Mar 15, 2005)
QUICK STUDY : A weekly digest of new research on major health topics (The Washington Post, Mar 15, 2005)
Valve Surgery: Sooner Is Better (The Washington Post, Mar 15, 2005)
Laughter's Link to Health May Be in the Blood (The Washington Post, Mar 14, 2005)
Data Support Ultra-Low Cholesterol (The Washington Post, Mar 9, 2005)
More Heart News
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Fitness News and Resources

Tooth Squad

Unnecessary Images You may not need a routine panoramic dental X-ray. F2

Needle Watch

Meningitis Shots The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends its new vaccine for 11- and 12-year-olds, kids about to enter high school and college freshmen living in dorms. F3

Quick Study

Aspirin, Women, Heart Disease Details on the heavily publicized study. F6

For Panic, Talk Behavior therapy, combined with drugs, can help reduce panic attacks. F6

20 Years Ago

From March 13, 1985:

Could parents sleeping in the same bed as their babies prevent SIDS? . . . Do video display terminals threaten to transform the office into "the sweatshop of the 21st century"? . . . And the best-selling drugs of 1984: Inderal, Dyazide and Lanoxin, all for heart disease or high blood pressure.

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