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  • 8/21/2010
    Over 1000 people have been sickened by salmonella after eating tainted eggs. Over half a billion eggs have been recalled in response.
  • 8/19/2010
    Studies indicate that poor early nutrition is a primary cause of arthritis in both moose and humans.
  • 8/17/2010
    Healthcare spending in Canada, which accounted for 35% of provincial budgets in 1999, now accounts for 46%.
  • 8/10/2010
    According to the USDA’s most recent report, consumption of HFCS in the U.S. has declined by 11 percent.
  • 8/7/2010
    Congress and the USDA have been meddling with what ingredients can be included in the label “organic.”
  • 8/5/2010
    One out of five parents regret the names they gave their children, especially if those names had odd or unusual spellings.
  • 8/3/2010
    Eating two servings per week of brown rice instead of two servings of white rice will reduce your risk of contracting type-2 diabetes by 16 percent.
  • 7/31/2010
    To relieve arthritis suffering, Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center recommends yoga, and WebMd touts the benefits of Tai Chi.
  • 7/29/2010
    The use of certain cold medicines containing zinc can lead to hyposmia (reduced ability to smell) and anosmia (the loss of the ability to smell).
  • 7/27/2010
    A study from the University of California at San Diego has found that July is the deadliest month for hospital errors.
  • 7/24/2010
    17 percent of D.C.I.S. cases identified by a commonly used needle biopsy may be misdiagnosed.
  • 7/22/2010
    Researchers recently announced that they have developed new software that could cut the dose of radioactivity from a CT scan by half or more.
  • 7/20/2010
    Between 1999 and 2010, GlaxoSmithKline hid data that showed that its diabetes drug Avandia posed severe heart attack risks.
  • 7/17/2010
    Health care costs for people 64 and younger buying their own health insurance increased by an average of 20 percent.
  • 7/15/2010
    People who eat processed meats like bacon, sausage, and deli meats have a 42% higher risk of getting heart disease and a 19% higher risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.
  • 7/13/2010
    Resveratrol inhibits the development of new fat cells and hinders the storage of fat already present in cells.
  • 7/10/2010
    A new study found that happiness increases with age.
  • 7/6/2010
    Those with the highest levels of B6 and methionine in their blood reduced lung cancer risk by a whopping 48-56 percent.
  • 7/6/2010
    Studies show exercise works better than antidepressants at relieving depression and anxiety.
  • 7/1/2010
    A new study indicates that lack of vitamin D may be a major factor in the development of diabetes.
  • 6/26/2010
    Kids between four and six years of age actually think that food packaged with images of popular cartoon characters tastes better. Learn more about the obesity epidemic and how the food industry is advertising to children specifically.
  • 6/24/2010
    Experts contend that by the middle of this century, the commercial fishing industry will have completely collapsed for lack of supply. Learn more about the collapse of the fishing industry due to the world's seafood consumption with this health blog.
  • 6/22/2010
    When people in the Harvard study dreamed about a task they just learned, they scored much higher when retested on the task. Learn more about boosting memory recall with power naps in this health blog.
  • 6/19/2010
    The FDA issued a warning to consumers that high doses or long-term use of proton pump inhibitors may increase the risk of fractures of the wrist, hip or spine. Learn more about natural alternatives for acid reflux, peptic ulcers and heartburn medications with this health blog.
  • 6/17/2010
    A Congressional investigation showed that nearly all of the herbal supplements tested contained trace amounts of heavy metals and pesticides. Learn more about heavy metal toxicity and dietary supplements with this health blog.

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