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Sunday, November 21, 2004

Google Scholar: Information on Mormon Health

E-mail from Allen Wyatt called my attention to a new Google service, Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com/), which compiles information from academic publications. I searched the term "Mormons" and found a number of interesting articles about health among the Mormons. Here are a couple you may already have heard about:
I find it interesting that decreased smoking alone does not seem to account for the lower cancer rates among Mormons. Perhaps there is even more benefit to the Word of Wisdom than some people have appreciated.

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