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According to medical researchers at Princess Alexandra Hospital and the University of Queensland, a cure for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a common type of leukemia, could possibly be developed as early as the year 2013.

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The chemical compound acrylamide is known to cause cancer. It is found in many potato and starchy consumer products, such as potato chips and French fries, when they are heated to high temperatures. California just won a court-approved settlement over potato chip manufacturers in which they agree to reduce levels of acrylamide in their potato chips.

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A 2004-05 study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that workers have lower rates of arthritis and cardiovascular disease when compared to retirees--all in the same age range. Overall, older workers reported being in better general health than retirees.

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