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Allison Aubrey

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A Chocolate Pill? Scientists To Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health

Monday, August 29, 2016

Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health? Researchers are recruiting for a new study aimed at answering this question.

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Shrimp Grown In Tanks Make A Splash, Coming To A Market Near You

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The U.S. appetite for shrimp is often fed in unsavory ways, with seafood produced unsustainably, sometimes with slave labor. In New York's Hudson Valley, an indoor aqua farm is raising an alternative.

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Heavy Flooding Inundates Southeast Louisiana

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Three people are confirmed dead and more than 7,000 have been rescued in historic flooding in Louisiana. Amy Wold of The Advocate has an update.

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Unrest And Protest In Milwaukee After Police Shooting

Sunday, August 14, 2016

NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.

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Indoor Shrimp Production Opens New Possibilities For Food

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Americans love shrimp, but stories about slave labor and environmental issues have raised concerns about the way shrimp is currently produced. One man in New York is trying a new method — indoors.

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Week In Politics: Trump's Comments, Clinton's Taxes

Saturday, August 13, 2016

A look back on the week of politics. Donald Trump made some controversial statements and Hillary Clinton released her tax returns.

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Activists Gather To Push For $15 Federal Minimum Wage

Saturday, August 13, 2016

As activists gather in Richmond, Va. for a rally in support of a $15 minimum wage, stakeholders on both sides of the debate speak about how best to raise wages across the country.

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75 Percent of Americans Say They Eat Healthy — Despite Evidence To The Contrary

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

A third of U.S. adults are obese, and 80 percent don't eat enough fruits, veggies and whole grains. Yet our poll with Truven Health Analytics suggests that as a nation, we eat with blinders on.

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McDonald's Now Serving Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics — Mostly

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The fast-food chain's suppliers are still allowed to use certain types of antibiotics that aren't used to treat people.

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Care To Offset All Your Office Sitting? It'll Take Just An Hour A Day

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A new study of over 1 million people finds that doing at least one hour of physical activity per day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for 8 hours a day.

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Starbucks' New Dress Code: Purple Hair And Fedoras OK, But Hoodies Forbidden

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Yes, the green aprons remain, but you may begin noticing more personal flair underneath. Instead of black and white garments, baristas are now free to embrace "drabby chic."

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Beer Bottles Will Soon Include A Reality Check: A Calorie Count

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Some of the biggest brewing companies have agreed to list the number of calories, alcohol content and nutrition information on beer bottles and cans.

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Does Subsidizing Crops We're Told To Eat Less Of Fatten Us Up?

Monday, July 18, 2016

There's a disconnect between what we're told to eat and what crops the U.S. subsidizes. Many critics blame farm policy for promoting bad eating habits. The reality is a lot more complicated.

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Thirsty? New Study Links Good Hydration To Slimmer Waistlines

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A new study finds people who are well-hydrated have lower body weights and lower odds of obesity. It adds evidence to the theory that drinking lots of water may help in weight management.

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As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good? If it gets you to eat more leafy greens, yes.

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Can Arnold Schwarzenegger Persuade China To Eat Less Meat?

Friday, June 24, 2016

Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it's urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.

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Fermentation Fervor: Here's How Chefs Boost Flavor And Health

Friday, June 24, 2016

As more chefs experiment with microorganisms to transform ingredients and create new flavors, fermentation has gone from ancient preservation technique to culinary tool du jour.

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As More Cities Eye Soda Tax, Industry Vows To Fight New Tax in Philadelphia

Friday, June 17, 2016

In November, the California cities of Oakland and San Francisco are expected to take up the issue of taxing sugary sodas. And voters in Boulder, Colo., may see a ballot initiative too.

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Java Lovers, Rejoice: Coffee Doesn't Pose A Cancer Risk, WHO Panel Says

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The World Health Organization's cancer research agency listed coffee as a possible carcinogen in 1991. But the body of evidence now suggests that's not the case, and coffee may even protect health.

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Can The Soda Industry's $4 Million Ad Blitz Fend Off A Sugary Drink Tax?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Philadelphia's City Council on Thursday will vote on a 1.5 cents-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages, as well as on diet sodas. Big Soda is spending big bucks on ads to sway public opinion against it.

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