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An Aug. 1 New York Times article quoted obesity and diabetes expert Richard Bergman about a pill that increases athletic endurance without exercise.

A July 28 U.S. News & World Report article featured research by Alzheimer’s expert Lon Schneider showing that Alzheimer’s treatment trials may need a larger pool of participants to accurately assess if drugs are effective. The report was also cited in a Washington Post article.

A July 28 Los Angeles Times article quoted exercise expert Allan Abbott about erythropoietin, a hormone that stimulates bone marrow to produce red blood cells.

A July 28 Los Angeles Daily News article quoted surgeon Namir Katkhouda in a feature on Michelle Davis, a Long Beach resident who lost 115 pounds after undergoing bariatric surgery at USC University Hospital. The story also ran in The Daily Breeze.

A widely carried Reuters story July 23 highlighted an entry by diabetes expert Anne Peters on Google’s new Web site Knol.

On July 22, an ABC News story quoted ob/gyn Donna Shoupe about reducing the pain associated with mammograms.

A July 22 Shape Magazine article quoted environmental health expert Ed Avol on how to limit exposure to air pollution while exercising outdoors.

On July 19, the Los Angeles Times ran an obituary on professor emeritus and infectious disease expert John M. Leedom.

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