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John Fernandez

Burns, Grilling Mishaps and Other Holiday Dangers...

Every year, burns linked to fireworks create danger and potential tragedy for thousands of families in the U.S.

June 25, 2019 / 2 min read

Roundup: Global Study Finds 9 of 10...

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, but nine out of 10 strokes are preventable, according to a new large-scale global...

July 22, 2016 / 2 min read

Roundup: Regular Cycling Tied to Lower Risk...

Regular exercise helps lower the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, but a new study focuses on the specific benefits of cycling in helping...

July 15, 2016 / 2 min read

Roundup: FDA Warns of Bleeding Risk From...

The FDA recommends that consumers always read the Drug Facts label carefully when purchasing or taking an OTC product to treat heartburn, acid indigestion, or...

June 10, 2016 / 3 min read

La FDA presenta una nueva etiqueta alimenticia...

La Administración de Drogas y Alimentos de los EE.UU. (FDA por sus siglas en inglés) hoy presentó su altamente anticipada nueva etiqueta alimenticia. La etiqueta...

May 23, 2016 / 3 min read

FDA Unveils Revamped Food Label With ‘Added...

The updated label will include new details on how much sugar is added to packaged foods as part of a campaign to help Americans reduce...

May 20, 2016 / 2 min read

Roundup: Global Obesity Rate Has Soared, Study...

Currently, more than one in eight adults are now obese globally-- a ratio that has more than doubled since 1975 and could surge to one...

April 1, 2016 / 2 min read

Roundup: White House, CDC to Hold Summit...

The White House is inviting experts in mosquito control and public health to a one-day summit on the Zika virus on April 1 at the...

March 4, 2016 / 2 min read

Roundup: 1 in 3 Americans Drink Sugar-Laden...

Nearly one-third of Americans consume at least one sugar-laden soda or juice every day, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

February 26, 2016 / 2 min read

Roundup: New ‘T Cell Therapy’ Shows Promise...

An experimental -- and potentially groundbreaking -- new treatment to fight cancer modifies and re-deploys the body's own immune-system cells in terminally ill patients.

February 19, 2016 / 3 min read