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Guidelines Indicate Everyone is Sick

Current medical guidelines label 9 out of 10 people over age50 as sick, since their blood pressure and cholesterol aretoo high. How can this be? Physicians are also concernedthat so-called ideal weights are too low?that it's notactually healthy for people to be that thin. One way to tellif you need to diet is to take a fasting hemoglobin...

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Help for Two Major Epidemics

Two of our major health epidemics are AIDS and smoking (which leads to heart and respiratory illnesses, as well as cancer). Now a U.K. company has developed a vaccine that helps people quit smoking. And genetically-modified bacteria are being developed that can form a "living condom" to fight off the HIV virus.

Xenova invented the...

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