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January 2010
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Strike a Chord for Health
Music Matters for Body and Mind
Scientists are exploring how music can influence our bodies and minds. Ultimately, they hope to harness the power of music to develop new treatments for stroke, autism and many other conditions.
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Understanding Acne
How to Banish Breakouts
There are many myths about what causes acne. Some people blame foods or dirty skin for their outbreaks. But there's little evidence that either has much effect.
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