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Allison Aubrey

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Women Blast CDC's Advice To Use Birth Control If Drinking Alcohol

Thursday, February 04, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is getting flamed for saying that sexually active women should be on birth control if they drink alcohol or should stop drinking before getting pregnant.

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A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer

Monday, February 01, 2016

Eating fruits, vegetables, grains and beans high in fiber can help keep us healthy. A study finds yet another benefit: Women on a high-fiber diet had a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

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The Curious Cookware Of A Williams-Sonoma Founder Lands In A Museum

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The late Chuck Williams of Williams-Sonoma collected 4,000 cooking artifacts from around the world. The vast collection will be the basis of a new museum run by the Culinary Institute of America.

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The Mystery Of The Listeria That Lurked In Bags Of Dole Salad

Monday, January 25, 2016

Foodborne illness investigators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies have identified the source of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 12 people and led to one death.

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Hillary Clinton's Elixir: Can A Hot Pepper A Day Boost Immunity?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The presidential candidate says a jalapeño a day helps keep her healthy on the campaign trail. She could be on to something: A large recent study linked a spicy-food habit to longevity.

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Food Fight Fizzles As Senate Nears Compromise on School Nutrition Rules

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them. It also calls for encouraging salad bars.

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Place A Bet On Your Weight-Loss Goal, And You May Win Twice

Friday, January 15, 2016

New weight-loss programs have dieters put cash on the line in a wager that they'll reach their goal.

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New Dietary Guidelines Call For Limits On Sugar, Red Meat

Thursday, January 07, 2016

There's new diet advice out Thursday from the federal government. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines, which are updated every five years, serve as the government's official advice on what we should be eating. New this year: a recommendation to limit sugar to no more than 10 percent of daily calories. The guidelines also call for a shift to alternative sources of protein such as seafood, nuts and beans.

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New Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar. But Red Meat Gets A Pass

Thursday, January 07, 2016

An advisory panel had recommended telling Americans to cut back on red and processed meats. But that controversial advice is missing from the update to the government's official nutrition guidelines.

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Best Diets 2016: From Fastest Weight Loss To Conquering Cravings

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

U.S. News & World Report's annual diet rankings give top marks to a meal-replacement plan to shed pounds fast. There's also a low-carb diet to stave off cravings; its virtues are sung in a new book.

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Want To Avoid A Hangover? Science Has Got You Covered

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Champagne and other booze flow freely on New Year's Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don't fret: We've got science-based tips for avoiding that headache.

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The Year In Food: Artificial Out, Innovation In (And 2 More Trends)

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

From big food companies simplifying ingredients, to the U.S. government's new goal to reduce food waste, to a public image crisis for Chipotle, 2015 has been a big year for food.

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Follow The Money: Congress Uses Budget Bill To Rewrite Food Policies

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

As lawmakers revealed a spending bill to keep the government running, they also took the time to weigh in on school lunch, GM salmon, calorie postings on menus and meat labels.

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From Tipsy To Regret: Your Tales From The Office Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Office soirees can be an opportunity for networking and workplace bonding. But drinking with the boss can also lead to embarrassment, injury and litigious outcomes, as the stories you shared bear out.

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Boozing At The Office Holiday Party? Use Our Tips, Take Our Survey

Friday, December 11, 2015

Sipping on rum punch at the office party may be festive, but too much alcohol can lead to behavior that might embarrass you later. Read our tips on staying in control and take our survey.

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New York City To Require Sodium Warnings On Restaurant Menus

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

New York City has implemented a new rule requiring chain restaurants to put sodium warnings on their menus. Menu items that contain lots of salt will be marked with an icon of a salt shaker.

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High-Sodium Warnings Hit New York City Menus

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The city is the first in the nation to require a sodium warning on menu items containing 2,300 milligrams of sodium or more. The rule applies to chain restaurants with 15 or more locations.

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Thanksgiving Buzz: What Would Pilgrims Say About The Plight Of Bees?

Thursday, November 26, 2015

When you sit down for your holiday dinner, you may want to give thanks to bees and other pollinators. Their health is tied to your food. What's behind the bee declines? Watch our video investigation.

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As Beekeepers Lose More Hives, Time For New Rules On Pesticides?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Beekeepers lost 42 percent of their hives last year. NPR and PBS NewsHour investigate what's behind the plight of the pollinators. Some scientists say pesticides called neonics are being overused.

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Thanksgiving Buzz: Pesticides Linked To Diminished Bee Health

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Lots of Thanksgiving food, such as pumpkins, are pollinated by bees and other wild pollinators. Last year, commercial beekeepers lost 42 percent of hives. There are a lot of issues behind the loss.

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