Tag: sugary drinks

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

Roundup: U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Down 15%;...

Infant mortality rates have slid to new lows, meaning that fewer babies are dying in the United States, according to...

March 24, 2017

Improve Your Plate: Eating Healthy During the...

Simple modifications in the way you place the food on your plate can make a big difference in limiting calories...

December 22, 2016

Roundup: ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ Challenge Offered for...

'Tis the season many Americans gain weight - anywhere between 1 and 5 pounds on average - say experts.

November 11, 2016

Roundup: Tax Sugary Drinks Globally to Fight...

A 20 percent increase in the retail price of sugary drinks could lead to a 20 percent reduction in consumption...

October 14, 2016

Roundup: U.S. Children Score Poorly on Heart...

When it comes to having healthy hearts, American children do not fare well, according to a new scientific paper from...

August 19, 2016

Diabetes: Find Out If You’re At Risk

On Diabetes Alert Day, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) encourages everyone to take less than five minutes and answer seven...

March 22, 2016

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...

February 26, 2016

News Roundup: Potatoes Linked to Diabetes During...

There may be a link between eating potatoes before pregnancy and gestational diabetes, according to a new study published about...

January 15, 2016

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NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

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New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

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Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

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Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

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Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...