Your Health: Oct. 18, 1999


THE CABBAGE CURE If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: Eat your fruits and vegetables! Now there's a new reason to do so. Five servings a day may reduce the odds of ischemic stroke by 25%, and 10 servings--swallow hard--by 31%. Fruits and veggies seem to help prevent the formation of dangerous blood clots associated with strokes. The best of the bunch: cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cabbage, as well as citrus fruits.

HATS OFF! It's only a first step, but scientists may be a hair closer to a cure for baldness. Using injections of...

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