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'D' study creates debate

...the blood were associated with a lower risk of colon cancer, according to a study published last year in the British Medical Journal . The lower cancer risk was not associated with supplements, Pendergrast said."My take on that was that it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-01-07/d-study-creates-debate
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Journal criticizes pope's comment on condoms

...AIDS-fighting agency criticized the comments as irresponsible and dangerous. In the latest issue of the prestigious British medical journal, the editors wrote that the pope "publicly distorted scientific evidence to promote Catholic doctrine on this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/28/rel_516189.shtml
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Smoking bans are healthy solution to a problem

...last year. Similar results have been reported in the United States. A study done in Helena, Mont., by the British Medical Journal in 2004 showed a 40 percent drop in heart attacks after a smoking ban was put in place. Smoking costs vary by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/17/aik_469524.shtml
Readiness for weight loss boosts success rate

...to five times a week (-2) d. Once a week (-1) e. Once a month or less ( 3) Researchers reported in the British medical journal The Lancet that people who ate fast food twice a week gained 10 pounds more over 15 years than those who did so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/17/die_81703.shtml
Diet
Study highlights possible health risk with Atkins diet

...who claimed to be following it developed, according to doctors who published a case report on it Friday in a British medical journal. The Atkins diet calls for restricting carbohydrates to achieve weight loss, then gradually adding them back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/17/liv_70515.shtml
Life & style
Healthful nighttime snacking is possible

...leftovers before you start to eat, and never eat directly out of a bag or box. SNACK CONSCIOUSLY: According to the British Medical Journal, people tend to forget the snacks they eat that are high in calories, fat and carbs. Pay attention to your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/02/die_443059.shtml
Diet
Study: Drivers using cell phones more likely to crash

...one of the study's authors and the institute's vice president for research. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, found that male and female drivers had the same increase in risk from using a phone, along with drivers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/13/liv_458502.shtml
Life & style
War in Iraq is lost on several levels

...of getting rid of Saddam Hussein? More than 1,000 American soldiers have died and some estimates, from the British medical journal The Lancet, put total deaths over 100,000. We've spent more than $100 billion, and the cost is rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/07/let_436508.shtml
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Two counties will address smoking ban

...opponents filed a lawsuit and got it overturned in December. According to a study published earlier this year in the British Medical Journal, during the six months the ban was in place, the number of admissions for heart attacks by nonsmokers at St...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/17/met_425573.shtml
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A new drug expected to shake up cholesterol market

...rhabdomyolsis, a rare potentially fatal, muscle-destroying condition. Wolf had a letter published in the prestigious British medical journal, The Lancet, outlining the dangers of Crestor. And European regulators recently changed Crestor's label to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/20/liv_422696.shtml
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