Allison Aubrey

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If Raw Fruits Or Veggies Give You A Tingly Mouth, It's A Real Syndrome

Monday, May 22, 2017

Pollen allergies can trigger reactions to fruits and vegetables. The condition — known as oral allergy syndrome — can come on suddenly and often goes undiagnosed.


Here's What Michelle Obama Thinks About Trump's School Lunch Rules

Saturday, May 13, 2017

The former first lady got fired up talking about the issues she championed during her eight years in the White House. Last week the Trump administration announced changes to school nutrition rules.


Michelle Obama Slams Trump For Rolling Back Her School Meals Program

Friday, May 12, 2017

Days after the Trump administration changed the rules on school lunches and postponed new regulations requiring calorie labeling on menus, former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke out. She told an annual health conference Friday to "look at [the] motives" behind the government's decision, without naming Trump.


Fresh Food By Prescription: This Health Care Firm Is Trimming Costs — And Waistlines

Monday, May 08, 2017

The rising prevalence and cost of Type 2 diabetes has doctors at Geisinger Health System turning to food as a form of medicine. They're prescribing free, fresh food to low-income patients.


More Salt In School Lunch, Less Nutrition Info On Menus: Trump Rolls Back Food Rules

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The Trump administration says it wants to remove burdensome regulation. On Monday it served up a taste of what that looks like when it comes to aspects of Obama-era food policy.


FDA Delays Calorie Labeling Rule Until Next Year

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

A federal mandate requiring calories be posted on menus was to take effect May 5. The Trump administration has postponed its implementation to allow for public comment on the rule.


Eat, Sleep, Repeat: How Kids' Daily Routines Can Help Prevent Obesity

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A new study finds that preschool-age children who didn't have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the preteen years.


Chew On This For Earth Day: How Our Diets Impact The Planet

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.


When Gluten Is The Villain, Could A Common Virus Be The Trigger?

Saturday, April 08, 2017

About 30 percent of Americans are predisposed to celiac disease, but only 1 percent get the disease. A new study finds that a common virus may play a role in determining who gets the disease.


Judges Take Up Big Soda's Suit To Abolish Philadelphia's Sugar Tax

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

An appeals court hears arguments Wednesday on the future of Philly's landmark tax on sweetened drinks. The money is funding preschool for low-income kids, but the soda industry says it's losing jobs.


Fate Of Philadelphia's Soda Tax In Limbo As It Faces Legal Challenge

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The American Beverage Association and local businesses are suing to to abolish the Philadelphia soda tax. Oral arguments are scheduled for April 5. The case could end up in the state's Supreme Court.


Breast-Fed Kids May Be Less Hyper, But Not Necessarily Smarter, Study Finds

Monday, March 27, 2017

Prior research points to an association between breast-feeding and higher intelligence, but a new study finds no causal link. The study does find that breast-fed kids are less hyperactive at age 3.


Global Ranking Of Happiness Has Happy News For Norway And Nicaragua

Monday, March 20, 2017

All the Nordic countries are in the top tier. Some developing countries are making gains. Meanwhile, what about the U.S.?


Un-Sweetened: How A Maryland County Cut Soda Sales Without A Soda Tax

Monday, March 13, 2017

Over three years, a campaign urged Howard County, Md., residents to pare back on sugary drinks — through ads, social media, health counseling and changes to what vending machines sold. And it worked.


Eating More — Or Less — Of 10 Foods May Cut Risk Of Early Death

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Too much bacon, or too few nuts, can influence the risk of death from heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, a study finds. Nearly half of U.S. deaths from these causes were linked to diet.


Is Dieting Passe? Study Finds Fewer Overweight People Try To Lose Weight

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Some health experts worry about what this trend means for chronic diseases linked to obesity. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.


For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried. In fact, for some women, soy consumption was tied to longer life.


New Study Reveals Benefits Of Soy For Breast Cancer Survivors

Monday, March 06, 2017

A new study shows many breast cancer survivors benefit from a diet that includes soy, such as soy milk and tofu. The study comes as alternative plant-based proteins boom.


A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol Can Help Drinkers Cut Back

Monday, February 27, 2017

Naltrexone was approved to treat alcohol disorders more than 20 years ago. But many doctors still don't know that when combined with counseling it can help people resist the urge to drink too much.


A Bit More Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Colds And Flu

Thursday, February 16, 2017

An analysis finds that if you're deficient in vitamin D, taking a supplement might cut your risk of respiratory infections. But there's disagreement on what's considered deficient.