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Daily Rounds: Dessert For Breakfast; Porn Industry Fights Back; Cancer Genetics Scientist Dies

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Study suggests dieters who ate sweets with breakfast were better able to keep pounds from creeping back – The New York Times   “Most people simply regain weight, no matter what diet they are on,” said the lead author, Dr. Daniela Jakubowicz of Tel Aviv University. “But if you eat what you like, you decrease cravings. The cake — a small piece — is important.” (The New York Times)

Porn industry may boogie out of L.A. over condom law - Los Angeles Times Industry leaders say actors are safe, they are consenting adults, and the government should leave them alone. "The viewers out there don't want to see movies with condoms," said Steven A. Hirsch of Vivid Entertainment. City officials have not determined how they will enforce the new law, according to the article." (The Los Angeles Times)

Scientist who proved that cancer was caused by changes in gene activity dies at 97 – The New York Times  "Dr. Renato Dulbecco won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 1975 for "discoveries concerning the interaction between tumor viruses and the genetic material of the cell." Dulbecco shared the award with Howard M. Temin, and David Baltimore, a long-time professor at MIT." (The New York Times)

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