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2012-07-08 23:00:48

Jay Altman, of Altman Fitness, is launching a blog to dispute a New York Times Article that he believes discouraged exercise. (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 Altman Fitness is not happy about a recent article, by Gina Kolata, that was published by The New York Times. The article claimed “Exercise may be bad for some people.” Jay Altman of Altman Fitness in Minnesota, wants Americans to know that the article is informative, but, in his professional opinion, not 100% accurate. “My...

2008-07-06 09:00:06

By GINA KOLATA By Gina Kolata and Andrew Pollack The New York Times It took only an instant for Gailanne Reeh, 58, to go from the picture of health to death's door. By chance, her doctor noticed a lump under her arm during a routine exam. It turned out to be advanced breast cancer. Soon she was having tests to reveal the extent of the cancer and hearing the grim results. The surgeon, she recalled, "looked at me and said: 'This is not a conversation I like to have. But I can't do...

2008-06-15 09:00:06

By GINA KOLATA By Gina Kolata The New York Times For the first time, leading specialists in prostate cancer say, they have a drug that can significantly cut men's risk of developing the disease, dropping the incidence by 30 percent. But the discovery, arising from a new analysis of a large federal study, comes with a debate: Should men take the drug? Prostate cancer is unlike any other because it is relatively slow- growing and, while it can kill, it often is not lethal. Most...


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