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Editor's picks

Our reads for the weekend

February 17, 2012

The Daily Briefing editorial team highlights several studies and articles that got us talking this week.

Holiday weight gain plagues the active, too. A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition explains why exercise alone won’t save you from packing on the pounds. More.

The Wall Street Journal this week examined efforts to turn ambulances into EDs on wheels. More.

Reuters this week explained how a Grateful Dead keyboardist invented a device to help sleep apnea sufferers. More.

For some, getting your genome sequenced opens a Pandora’s Box. Bloomberg News tells one man’s story. More.

Twenty years ago, conservatives conceived the individual mandate—what has changed since then? The New York Times examines the Republican Party's evolving stance on the issue. More.

ABC News tells the story of a patient who took her first wedding photos in her hospital bed as she fought off leukemia. Now, she has a second chance at beautiful wedding photos. More

Kid-sized clothes and furniture are becoming too small for increasingly obese U.S. children, CNN reports. More.

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