Health Group Releases New Year's Resolutions for a Healthy Year

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Americans can have a positive impact on their health and well-being by following some simple lifestyle pointers recently published by the American Council on Science and Health. ACSH, a consortium of over 250 physicians and scientists explains in this pamphlet that not smoking, avoiding driving while drinking alcohol, and having appropriate medical tests, among other tips, can go far toward improving and maintaining anyone's personal health.

The final resolution is "Focus your efforts on things that matter." In other words, focus on the real health risks, such as smoking and a couch-potato lifestyle, rather than on hypothetical risks such as exposure to trace amounts of synthetic chemicals or additives.