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Community Pulse - March 18, 2011

Stanford health researcher Peter Wood dies

Professor emeritus did early research into the linkage between exercise and cholesterol

If you don't consider a link between higher levels of exercise and higher levels of certain "good" cholesterol a contradiction in terms, you can thank Peter Wood. Wood, an emeritus professor of medicine at Stanford University, was an early researcher on diet, cholesterol and exercise. He died March 3 in Palo Alto of bile duct cancer. He was 81.

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