... President George W. Bush turns 65 toda y. ... Colorectal cancer screenings make a difference. A decrease in deaths among people between the ages of 50 to 75 can be directly linked to the rise in screenings, according to the Centers for Disease Control. ... Back pain? Don't discount that massage, experts say. In a study of 401 people, researchers found that weekly massage treatments provided greater pain relief than other methods - including exercise and acupuncture. ... Smoking cessation drug linked to heart attacks. Chantix, the drug used to help people stop smoking, has been found to raise the risk of heart problems for people who already have heart disease. ... Older athletes doping? Well, this is interesting: "Concerns about performance-enhancing drug use among older athletes, for whom success on the track is a point of pride and not a moneymaking venture, has led to random urine testing of athletes at all World Masters Athletics international events. Next month in Ohio, the U.S. national championships will introduce drug testing."
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