TITLE

A Healthy Lifestyle-- How Do You Rate?

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jul2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the results of a survey on health habits in the U.S. Percentage of respondents who achieved a perfect score; Categories of the survey; Groups which received high scores from the survey.
ACCESSION #
17488955

 

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