Allison Aubrey

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Forest Bathing: A Retreat To Nature Can Boost Immunity And Mood

Monday, July 17, 2017

If hiking is about a destination, forest bathing is about an immersion of the senses into the natural world. It's a wellness trend, and studies suggest several health benefits.


Study Finds Yoga Can Help Back Pain, But Keep It Gentle, With These Poses

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A yoga class designed specifically for lower back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in easing pain, the study says. The class and teacher manuals are available online, for free.


After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like?

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Analysts say Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods could hasten the growth of online grocery shopping. So, where does this leave brick-and-mortar stores? The store of the future may look very different.


Lead Detected In Baby Food Samples. Pediatricians Say There's No Safe Level

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Twenty percent of baby food samples were found to contain lead, according to a report from the Environmental Defense Fund. Pediatricians say there's no safe lead level. FDA is reviewing its policy.


Trump Administration Gives Industry More Time to Adopt New Nutrition Fact Label

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Nutrition Facts label on food and drink packaging has gotten a makeover, but you may not see the updates for a while. The FDA has delayed the compliance date after companies asked for more time.


Dog Owners Walk 22 Minutes More Per Day. And Yes, It Counts As Exercise

Monday, June 12, 2017

A new study finds dog owners on average walk 22 more minutes more per day compared to people without dogs. The benefits of walking include a lower risk of heart disease and premature death.


'The Trump 10': Packing On The Pounds In An Age Of Stressful Politics

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Think of it as the political version of the freshman 15. Nowadays, some people who are unhappy with the current political environment are complaining of stress-induced eating and weight gain.


'Pink Slime' Case Pits S.D. Meat Producer Against ABC News

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The company that made "pink slime" is suing ABC News, saying the network's 2012 coverage was defamatory and hurt its operations. Opening statements began Monday.


Eating Chocolate, A Little Each Week, May Lower The Risk Of A Heart Flutter

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The latest evidence that a chocolate habit may lower your risk of heart disease: A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.


Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.


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.