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A Starbucks counter displays calorie information on muffins in New York City.

Does caloric transparency change behavior?

Nov 25, 2014
New FDA rules require more food sellers to reveal number of calories in what they sell.
Posted In: FDA, Health, calorie
McDonald's french fries sit under a heat lamp at a restaurant in San Francisco.

McDonald's is not lovin' GMO potato

Nov 20, 2014
McDonald's appears to agree with customers who see new FDA-approved genetically modified potato as unhealthy.
Posted In: GMOS, McDonald's, Health, nutrition

Trying to outrun aging

Nov 18, 2014
Researchers are optimistic about recent efforts to delay the effects of aging and, perhaps, extend life spans.
Posted In: elderly, aging, Health, fountain of youth

Inside the work of Ebola 'Disease Detectives'

Oct 7, 2014
'Geeky problem solvers' who keep tabs on people potentially exposed to Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, Health, global health

The numbers for October 3, 2014

Oct 3, 2014
Encouraging jobs reports, JPMorgan's data breach and Facebook's new health focus.
Posted In: data breach, Facebook, Ben Bernanke, Health, jobs report
Laboratory rats

NIH gives $10.1 million for gender-balanced research

Sep 23, 2014
How money for 'mice hotels' could improve medical care for women.
Posted In: gender, Health, research

The benefits of developing an Ebola vaccine

Sep 2, 2014
While the market for an Ebola vaccine is small, the payoff of production is big.
Posted In: Ebola, vaccine, Health, Africa

What is a superfood?

Aug 21, 2014
A new study tries to define superfoods. Hint: it's more than just kale.
Posted In: Food, Health, kale
Kelloggs

Kellogg's has a cereal problem

Jul 31, 2014
Sales in Kellogg's cereal have dropped due to healthier eating habits.
Posted In: cereal, Kellogg's, healthy, Health

Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

Jul 14, 2014
Customs officials seized a live shipment of the animals which can carry disease.
Posted In: animals, enviroment, Health, customs

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