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The Los Angeles Times

By syndicated columnist Ellen Goodman from The Los Angeles Times, May 26, 1987

"... I think it has become impossible for Americans to keep their health IQ updated. We are all suffering from an information glut, research overload. But worse, we have accumulated a midriff bulge of confusing and contradictory health advice.

". . . The way I read it, what's good for the bones is probably bad for the arteries. What's good for the heart is probably bad for the back. And just reading this news raises everybody's stress level, which is dangerous in itself and must be reduced by exercise. . . .

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