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  • Ralph S. Paffenbarger Jr., 84; his key study confirmed that exercise boosts longevity

    Dr. Ralph S. Paffenbarger Jr., an epidemiologist whose landmark study substantiated the link between exercise and longevity and helped lay the foundation for the modern fitness movement, has died. He was 84. Paffenbarger, a researcher at the Stanford...
  • Ending the marijuana monopoly

    DISCUSSION OF medical marijuana has always been heavy on rhetoric, elisions and grandiose claims. What it has lacked is reliable research that might bring some of the discussion into line with reality. This is because access to the government's monopoly...