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Doctor Empathy
This doctor wants you to lose weight sensibly. How long should you stick with his diet? Forever.


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Obesity Begins at Home
Were you told to stay away from sweets? This parental ploy may be backfiring.


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Couch Potato Kids
Television is making kids less active. It's a pattern that could last a lifetime.


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Eat Less - Live Longer
Can a very low calorie diet extend life, and if so how? Animal studies seem to say yes, and one scientist is trying it out on himself.


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The Desert's Perfect Foods
Desert-dwelling Native Americans turn to their culinary roots to battle diabetes.


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The Clock of Life
The internal mechanism, telomeres, that makes cells age and die has been discovered. Soon we may be able to keep our bodies’ cells young forever.


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Use It or Lose It
Senility is not inevitable. Studies show staying physically and mentally active is the key to a long and satisfying old age.


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