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This Week in Health: The Risk of Running Marathons  

The hidden dangers of running a marathon and the sad science of loneliness are among the biggest stories in health this week

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Besides increasing heart damage due to scarring from excess training for a marathon as well as joint problems, the exercise-induced  inflammation from marathon running also seems to increase kidney damage that may also lead to scar formation in that organ.

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