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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.