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This week’s topics include the impact of contraception on teen pregnancy, mechanical versus tissue heart valves, acupuncture for knee pain, and early gluten introduction and celiac disease. Program notes: 0:36 Acupuncture and knee pain 1:35 Study designed to minimize bias …

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This week’s topics include salt and hypertension, Chikungunya in the US, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colorectal cancer, and BMI and cancer. Program notes: 0:35 Exhaustive studies on salt and high blood pressure 1:35 Salt intake, cardiovascular disease and mortality 2:35 Natural …

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This week’s topics include the benefits of running, guidelines for managing stable ischemic heart disease, the health benefits of consuming fruits and vegetables, and screening adolescents for substance abuse. Program notes: 0:50 Can you reduce exercise time and maintain health …

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