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Mayor Bloomberg isn't the only one trying to check the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. At the annual meeting of the AMA, the largest physicians' group in the country, they voted for taxes on beverages with added sweeteners as a way to finance...
The Hartford CourantLanding a spot 50 feet from the outdoor stage is a summer-concert coup. But what if the headliners are the Jackhammers, real-life pneumatic tools blasting 95 decibels toward your eardrums? Music to your ears? Of course not. You're already packing up,...
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A fascinating, if disconcerting, fact: More than 100 trillion so-called good bacteria thrive in or on the human body. A sizable chunk of them maintain residence in the human digestive tract. Probiotics, live microorganisms that benefit their human host,...
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula. Although personal decisions and self-...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIn December 2009, two strangers met in the deserted Rio Center Mall in Gaithersburg, Md. A snowstorm had left Dr. Nicholas Orfan of Hagers-town and George Petridis of Slippery Rock, Pa., stranded because of the weather. They were the only two in the...
KIAHAnother day, another study that tells you everything you do will kill you. Now it's turning the lights on at night... seriously. The American Medical Association put their stamp of approval on a "Light Pollution" study by four doctors who specialize...
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As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens that had higher levels of the chemical bisphenol A in their urine were more likely to be overweight or obese, in a new nationally-representative U.S. study. The findings can't prove BPA - which has been banned...
The collapse of a soccer goal on a Howard County practice field has led the state's highest court to reconsider more than 150 years of personal injury law, in a case that could significantly improve injured plaintiffs' chances of winning payouts. The...
Well, I am willing to go along with Ms. Currano on this one if she is able to explain how heterosexual marriages are not experimenting on children. When a pair of 20-somethings go down the aisle under the diagnosis of a gynecologist, I would suggest...
Reuters(Reuters) - Omega-3 fatty acids, found in oily fish such as sardines and salmon and once touted as a way of staving off heart disease and stroke, don't help after all, according to a Greek study. Based on a review and analysis of previous clinical trials...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland's water, meaning Oregon's biggest city is no longer the largest holdout in the U.S. The ordinance calls for city water to be fluoridated by March 2014. Health...
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