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Subtracting Calories May Not Add Years To Life

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Older women on a diet don't need to stop eating out; they just may need to make wiser food choices to keep weight off. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Boomer Women Prove They Can Dine Out And Still Lose Weight

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Grocery auctions have been growing in popularity as a way to get a lot of food for not a lot of money. Matt Sindelar for NPR hide caption

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Willing To Play The Dating Game With Your Food? Try A Grocery Auction

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Getting Fit: Why More People Are Walking The Walk

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Some Docs Doubt Blood Type, Heart Disease Link

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Sweet potato evangelist Maria Isabel Andrade from the International Potato Center drives around Mozambique in her orange Toyota Land Cruiser. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Saving Lives In Africa With The Humble Sweet Potato

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This apple-topped salad is one of several products being recalled for potential contamination with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes Ready Pac, Inc. hide caption

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Fitness advocate Richard Simmons, wearing his signature shorts and tank top, leads Capitol Hill staff and visitors through an exercise routine July 24, 2008, in Washington, D.C. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Through Thick And Thin, Simmons Is Still Sweatin'

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