Health Report: Oct. 3, 1994

THE GOOD NEWS

-- Another reason to exercise, at least for women: a new study says moderate but regular physical activity -- jogging, swimming, playing tennis four hours a week -- can reduce the risk of breast cancer as much as 60%. The benefits are greatest for women who have given birth and who exercised in their teens and 20s.

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-- Research shows surgeons have lower blood pressure, lower pulse rates and perform better in stress tests when they listen to music that they like. Of 50 doctors tested, 46 preferred to operate to classical music, two chose jazz and...

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