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Top Food Additives You Should Avoid This Summer

Now that summer has finally arrived, the season of barbecues, cocktails, and outdoor picnics begins. More Americans may find themselves eating more processed or fried food or  eating out more instead of cooking over...

Researchers: Middle-Class Blacks and Hispanics Live in Poorer Neighborhoods

Researchers at Stanford Graduate School of Education have found that Black and Hispanic families need higher incomes than white families to live in comparably affluent neighborhoods. White and Asian families with similar annual incomes...

Celebrating National Men’s Health Week: The Leading Issues for Black Men and How You...

This week is National Men’s Health Week, and it is a moment to encourage healthy and safe lifestyles and speak to the men and boys in our lives to make their health a priority....
New study suggests more guns leads to more crime

More Than One in Four Children Exposed to Weapon Violence

More than 17.5 million children in the United States are witnesses to, or victims of, assaults with weapons. This far exceeds the number of kids who have diabetes or cancer, according to a study...

The Poorest African Americans at Highest Risk for Heart Disease

One in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

The Disparity Between African and African American Diets Highlight Differences in Quality of Life

It's no secret that African Americans are at a disadvantage when it comes to nutrition. The consequences of living on a diet higher in saturated fats, sugar and empty calories result in obesity, hypertension,...

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Fever Spreading Globally

An antibiotic-resistant strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single dominant MDR lineage, called H58, according to the findings of a large international study. H58 emerged in South Asia about 30...

NYC Liquor Stores Caught Selling Alcohol to Underage Buyers

Hundreds of liquor stores in New York City were caught selling alcohol to underage buyers in an investigation launch by the city's Department of Health. Under a $147,000 grant from the Department of Health, the...

Americans Binge Drinking at a Higher Rate, Especially Women

The rates of American binge drinking have risen between 2002 and 2012, according to a study published by the American Journal of Public Health. Heavy drinking among Americans rose 17.2 percent and most of...

U.S. FDA to Review Regulations, or Lack of, on Homeopathic Remedies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began two days of hearings yesterday to review safety claims of homeopathic treatments. Homeopathic remedies are made from diluted forms of herbs and minerals and claim to trigger...

Two Egg Industry Execs Face 3 Months Jail Time For Salmonella Outbreak

Two former egg industry executives were sentenced to three months in jail Monday for their roles in the 2010 Salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of people across the nation. The father and son pair faced...

Should You Believe the Labels on Herbal Supplements? NY Atty General Says ‘No’

Last week, 14 state attorney generals asked the U.S. Congress to investigate the herbal supplements industry after a probe by New York's Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman turned up ingredients that were not listed on labels...

Does An Apple a Day Really Keep The Doctor Away?

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? The answer is a resounding No! But it might keep the pharmacist away. According to new research, those who eat apples daily still have similar amounts of doctor...

For Elderly Women, Exercise (Not Vitamin D) Is the Key to Reducing Injuries From...

The risk of serious injury as a result of falling is cut by more than half when elderly women engage in regular exercise, according to a new Finnish study. However, routine exercise or vitamin D...
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Can of Coke as Part of a Healthy Meal?

There have been several recent columns written by fitness and nutrition experts, listing Coke as a healthy snack during American Heart Awareness Month in February. The mini can of coke (7.5 ounces instead of the traditional...

More Vegetables and Fish, Less Meat Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer (colon cancer) is the second leading cause of cancer in the United States and now may be primarily prevented by eating your broccoli. The research community tells us individuals can take steps to...

White Poison: Sugar as Addictive as Cocaine, But Doesn’t Make You Skinny

Sugar is more addictive than cocaine. According to research from the National Institute of Health (NIH), the sweetness can induce reward and cravings that are comparable in magnitude to those induced by the addictive drug. However,...

Researchers Discover an Aggressive Strain of HIV in Cuba

Belgian researchers from the University of Leuven have discovered an aggressive strain of HIV that is slowly spreading through Cuba. The study, published in the Journal of EBioMedicine, calls the strain CRF19, and someone...

Female Heart Attack Patients Make Slower Recovery

An estimated 35,000 young and middle-aged American women who experience a heart attack each year suffer a more difficult recovery than men, according to new research published online Monday in Circulation. And much of...
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Warning to Parents: Food For Toddlers Found To Be High in Sodium and Sugar

Commercial foods in the United States for toddlers are high in sodium and added sugar, according to a new study. Researchers used a 2012 database of more than 1,000 packaged infant and toddler foods and drinks sold...

Study: Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Be Healthy After All

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that the developmental benefits brought on by a mother consuming fish while pregnant may outweigh the potential risk of mercury poisoning to...

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