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Sauna use linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

Posted February 25, 2015, 11:54 am Beverly Merz, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch After shoveling for days, breaking up ice dams, and now shivering in this week’s frigid temperatures, I wouldn’t mind sitting in a sauna for a bit. A new report in JAMA Internal Medicine makes this pastime even more appealing: regularly spending time in a sauna may help keep the heart healthy and extend life. …

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