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March 2006
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3
The article provides an update on medicine in the U.S. as of March 2006. Evidence-based guidelines strongly recommend that adults up to 65 years old receive a new adult vaccine for whooping cough. A study conducted by the Northwestern University suggests that exercise can help prevent disability from arthritis. Minnesota has ranked number-one healthiest state in the country, according to the 16th annual America's Health Rankings report.


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