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Nutrition Labels Are Getting a New Look
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating nutrition facts labels for most packaged foods.
Child Obesity in the US: Still Growing
Over the last 30 years, obesity prevalence has increased in all age groups, a new study found. That new study looked at the trends after recent efforts to decrease obesity.
FDA Targets Smokeless Tobacco in Rural Areas
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expanding its “The Real Cost” campaign to rural America.
Pre-Workout Product Recalled
Nubreed Nutrition, Inc., has issued a voluntary recall for its pre-workout product called Undisputed.
Wiping out Food Poisoning
Maybe you cooked your chicken thoroughly — but is there a chance some of the raw juice splattered on the counter? If so, bacteria could still cause illness, but an easy extra step may help keep you healthy.
Parents Smoking Might Be Heartbreaker for Kids
Many parents may try to step away from their children when they smoke, but children exposed to even small amounts of smoke may grow up to have heart problems.
What Washing Dishes by Hand May Do for Your Child's Allergies
A simple decision like whether to use a dishwasher may affect your child's allergies.
How Your Childhood Could Affect Your Heart Health
You may have more to thank your parents for than just your height and eye color. The way they raised you might affect your heart health as an adult.
Sleeping on the Sofa May Be Dangerous for Infants
Parents often lay infants on the sofa to keep an eye on them while tending to other things. But new research suggests doing so could be dangerous to the baby.
Working Long Hours May Increase Heart Disease Risk
Working very long work hours can cause family problems and dissatisfaction with your job, but new research suggests it may also hurt your heart.