Your Health: Nov. 12, 2001

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RAS-MATAZZ You may enjoy raspberries with pancakes, but how about eating them with, well, everything? A study of lab rats suggests that consuming 2 cups of black raspberries daily may help ward off esophageal cancer. The berries contain certain compounds, like anthocyanins, and minerals and vitamins that are anticarcinogenic. If that many raspberries are hard to swallow, try mixing them with strawberries, another berry with a bang.

SAY YES TO STRESS? Stress may not always be the killer it's cracked up to be. Researchers find that deadlines, public speaking and other stressful challenges can--when they are met and conquered--trigger...

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