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From the editors of the Harvard Women's Health Watch. The following are links to online information mentioned in past issues of Harvard Women's Health Watch or to extra information we couldn't fit into the printed version.
- Putting clinicians in the kitchen could help spread the healthy eating message
- Recipes from the Culinary Institute of America
- Web extra for January 2009, "Nine for 2009: Nine ways to healthier eating, Mediterranean style"
- Snapshots from the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study
- Squamous cell carcinoma: The skin cancer you haven’t heard about