Your Health: Mar. 22, 1999

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PASS THE BUTTER? Eating lots of dietary fat, while unhealthy for the heart, probably won't increase a woman's risk of breast cancer. The purported link between fat intake and breast cancer has been controversial for years. But last week a new study on 90,000 women concluded that even long-term indulgence in fatty foods will not harm the breast. All types of fat, including saturated, are off the hook.

IS HE SPONGE-WORTHY? If Seinfeld were still in production, Elaine would be dancing in the drugstore aisles. That's where she hunted down and hoarded the scarce Today Sponge, once one...

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