Your Health: Feb. 8, 1999

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CALLING ALL CHOCOHOLICS You can get over it. For years, researchers have suspected that a hankering for Hershey's comes from the desire--especially among women--for certain chemicals found in chocolate, some even said to mimic the brain chemistry of a person in love. Not so, finds a new study. It turns out that U.S. women lust for chocolate twice as much as Spanish women do, suggesting that craving chocolate is a learned behavior--and can be unlearned.

NO PAIN, BUT STILL A GAIN Two studies published last week show that easy everyday activities like brisk walking, housework and gardening can improve...

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