Beyond medicine: Living the healthy life (Wellness Issue, Part 2)

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Scott Southwick
Part two of Xpress’ special Wellness supplement explores how lifestyle choices — smoking, drinking, diet and exercise — have a major impact on health. Plus, how do optimism and hope affect treatment outcomes?





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