The current Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that physicians would be better doctors--and get more satisfaction from their jobs--if they took acting classes. If they don't have empathy for their patients, at least they can learn to fake it.
•THE HEALTH RISKS OF PRO SOCCER
Professional soccer players have a sixfold greater risk of developing Lou Gehrig's disease, according to an Italian study. Why? Among the theories: too much heading, too many legal--or illegal--drugs, and toxins sprayed on the fields.
•PREVENT CANCER WITH A SNACK?
An apple a day keeps breast cancer away, at least in rats,...