Tag: sugary drinks

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG —...

June 15, 2018

Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

May 11, 2018

Can Skipping Breakfast Damage Your Heart? Possibly,...

You’ve probably heard this piece of nutritional wisdom many times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A...

October 12, 2017

Childhood Obesity: How to Help Your Kids...

Childhood obesity gets a bigger spotlight than usual in September, as schools re-open and the U.S. observes a national campaign...

September 26, 2017

Roundup: Sugary Drinks Plus Protein-Rich Meals Add...

Eating meals that are high in protein can be good for you. But mixing protein-rich meals with sugary drinks could...

July 28, 2017

Roundup: Diet Sodas Linked to Weight Gain,...

Diet sodas continue to be the recipient of negative publicity related to health risks. The latest study finds that these...

July 21, 2017

Roundup: Shingles Tied to Heart Attack and...

Beyond the pain, itchiness and red splotches are other dangerous effects of shingles. People who get shingles are at higher...

July 7, 2017

Roundup: No Fruit Juice for Kids Under...

Many parents introduce fruit juice to their kids assuming it’s a healthy option. But that’s necessarily true. The American Academy...

May 26, 2017

Roundup: FDA Takes Action Against ‘Illegal Cancer...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies that the agency says are...

April 28, 2017

Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages....

April 24, 2017

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