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The Most Effective Prescription

A recent article in the New York Times, “Eat an Apple (Doctor’s Orders),” suggests that a prescription for fruits and vegetables may help to fight obesity. Doctors at three health centers in Massachusetts have been dispersing $1 coupons to each member of a low income family, to local farmer’s markets, in an effort to promote healthy meals.

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Stopping the Bleeding

Women who want to prevent weight gain as they age should hop on a bike or take a brisk walk, a new study shows.

The findings add to mounting evidence of the importance of moderate to vigorous exercise for weight control.

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