03/26/2015
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  • NEWS

    There's more evidence that exercise can help cancer patients recover. A new study on mice showed that aerobics reduced the growth of breast cancer tumors and made chemotherapy more effective at reaching the tumor.  Learn more 


  • NEWS

    Men appear to experience more difficulties after total joint replacement surgery than women, according to research at the University of Toronto. Prior to this study, it was generally thought that women tended to have more complications. Learn more 


  • NEWS

    We know air pollution isn’t good for our lungs, but now there's more evidence in studies published in the BMJ also linking it to a higher risk of anxiety and stroke.  Learn more 


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Here are the obvious and not-so-obvious ways it's good for you.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Keep your face always toward the sunshine--and shadows will always fall behind you.

    —Walt Whitman


  • NEWS

    Here's a new strategy for fighting your chocolate cravings--take a brisk walk. Researchers from the University of Innsbruck in Austria say just 15 minutes of walking can curb our desire for chocolate snacks. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Fewer than half of the people who have Alzheimer's disease are actually told by their doctors that they have the condition, according to a new report from the Alzheimer's Association. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    A researcher named Dr. Jonas Salk announces on a national radio show that he has sucessfully tested a new polio vaccine with a small group of adults and children. It's seen as a huge breakthrough against one of the most feared diseases of the 20th century. Just the previous year, there had been 58,000 new cases of the crippling condition in the U.S.--most of them children--and 3,000 people died. Get the full story.

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