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JASON GETZ / COX NEWS SERVICE A patient waits in the ready position before undergoing a virtual colonoscopy at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta. Most insurance companies do not currently cover the procedure's $500 cost. 020p1_xlg.jpg
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HOLISTIC HEALTH

Worried about my brain again

    Now that I have crossed the sixthdecade barrier, I find myself fretting more and more about my brain. I am perusing the professional literature about how to prevent senility, how to avoid Alzheimer's, and how to maximize my mental health. Full Story

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Make strides at The Village

    The American Cancer Society's 5K Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk steps out at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at The Village on Venetian Bay, 4200 Gulfshore Blvd. N. Full Story

Make time for wine with Women Supporting Women

   The Cancer Alliance of Naples and Women Supporting Women will toast their seventh annual wine-tasting the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Handsome som Harry's Third Street Bistro. Full Story

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Free Better Start Early sessions

   BSE: Better Start Early is a program that teaches the "how to" of breast self-exams and provides information about early detection, prevention, signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Full Story

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HEALTHY EATING

The secrets for fit people: Willpower and motivation

    They're slim, they're trim and they love to dine. How do they do it? Well, it turns out that fit folks really are different from their bulge-challenged friends. Full Story

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HYOSUB SHINE / COX NEWS SERVICE Roast chicken and vegetables are a healthy alternative at Atlanta's JCT Kitchen & Bar. 018p1_xlg.jpg