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The Checkup: November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008

On Black Friday, Leave Your Coat in the Car

If you're among the throngs of people planning to spend today -- Black Friday -- scouting the malls for bargains, you'll have to plan your strategy: which store to hit first, which hot-ticket item to stand longest in line for. If you want to get through the long and grueling...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  November 28, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Nutrition and Fitness  
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Does Breast Cancer Go Away?

Can breast cancer just disappear on its own? That's the provocative question raised by a new study creating some waves this week. Per-Henrik Zahl of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo and colleagues compared breast cancer rates between two groups of more than 100,000 women ages 50...

By Rob Stein  |  November 27, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cancer  
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After the Game, Get Outside and Play!

Folks watching Thanksgiving-day football tomorrow will get a lot of reminders to get off the couch and have some healthy fun. Special spots during the game will promote the National Football League's year-old initiative to fight childhood obesity by encouraging kids to play -- and they don't mean video games...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  November 26, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Family Health  
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Thanksgiving Tips: Avoid that Too-Full Feeling

Could this be the year you break your pattern of eating so much on Thanksgiving that you fear your belly may burst? Don't worry: bellies rarely burst, even when we fill them way past their normal capacity of 1 to 2 cups of food. But you can avoid that worry,...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  November 25, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Nutrition and Fitness  
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Happy Days: Less TV, More Newspaper?

A widely reported study last week showed that happy people watch less TV than those who say they're not happy. The study, headed by John P. Robinson, professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, and published in the December issue of the journal Social Indicators Research, set out to...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  November 24, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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