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CHICAGO – Four common bad habits combined — smoking, drinking too much, inactivity and poor diet — can age you by 12 years, sobering new research suggests.

The findings are from a study that tracked nearly 5,000 British adults for 20 years, and they highlight yet another reason to adopt a healthier lifestyle. (more…)

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Chinese search for love onlineTHURSDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) — For the millions looking for love on the Internet, the nagging question remains: Is my virtual paramour the person they say they are? (more…)

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from: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100119/ap_on_bi_ge/us_weight_watchers_lawsuit

EW YORK – Weight Watchers International is suing rival weight-loss company Jenny Craig over ads it says are misleading and deceptive.

Weight Watchers, based in New York, says in the suit that Jenny Craig is running ads that refer to a study comparing Weight Watchers current weight-loss program and Jenny Craig’s pre-packaged meals system.

But Weight Watchers says no such study has been done and the claims in the ads are not supported by fact or science.

The lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court in New York City. It asks for an injunction and damages along with a ban of the ads.

A call to Jenny Craig Inc., based in Carlsbad, Calif., was not immediately returned.

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