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An address by Ellen Hart Pe&241;a, wife of United States Secretary of Transportation Federico Pe–a, will highlight activities during Health Awareness Week on the Cornell campus, Feb. 10 through Feb. 14.

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Men and women taking selenium supplements for 10 years had 41 percent less total cancer than those taking a placebo, a new study by Cornell and the University of Arizona shows.

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Want to reduce the risk of osteoporosis? Eat less meat, Cornell researchers say. In fact, they say, reducing the amount of meat in the diet may do more to reduce the risk of osteoporosis than increasing calcium intake.

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Cornell's Gannett Health Center is consolidating its services, renovating its space, revising its fee structure and improving its student insurance plan this fall to accommodate changing health care patterns nationwide and to better serve its clients.

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Every year, more than 3 million American children -- including more than 211,000 in New York -- are reported abused or neglected. Each day, three children die from such maltreatment.

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What is believed to be the first course on vegetarianism at a mainstream university.  The course, Vegetarian Nutrition (NS 300), will be taught by T. Colin Campbell, professor of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell and the director of the Cornell-China-Oxford Project on Nutrition, Health and Environment, the most comprehensive project on diet and disease ever conducted. 

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Since China started economic reforms in 1978, Chinese children have been growing taller, but in the past ten years, the gains by rural children have been only one-fifth that of urban children, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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The Cornell University Home Study Program is changing its name to the Cornell University Food Industry Management Distance Education Program, said George S. Hayward, director of the program.

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Although expensive and complicated to adjust, a split keyboard mounted onto the arms of a worker's chair can help reduce a typist's risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and other cumulative trauma disorders, according to a new Cornell study.