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The Top Health Stories Of 2009, From The Harvard Health Letter
Date:12/3/2009

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  • New findings about “good” and “bad” body fat
  • Restrictions on industry gifts to doctors
  • MicroRNA-based treatment
  • Changes in blood sugar goals for patients in intensive care
  • Testing for C-reactive protein
  • Social networks as conduits for health and disease.

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Also in this issue:

 
  • The value of vitamin D
  • Regaining control of your bladder
  • How important is the gap between the two numbers in a blood pressure reading?
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