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Friday, February 26, 2016
Saturday, February 06, 2016
#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
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Friday, February 05, 2016
Which beer goes with guacamole? And which brew adds a nice clean, crisp finish to spicy wings?
Those are burning questions for anyone who wants to take his snack game to the next level this Super Bowl weekend. And two craft beer experts who wrote the book on pairing have ...
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Two blue-gloved hands grip a scalpel and slowly, methodically peel the label off a mandarin orange and pierce the fruit's skin — separating pith from flesh with cool deliberation. One week later, the hand and the scalpel are back to carefully extricate the center of a Reese's peanut butter cup ...
Friday, January 29, 2016
Why is it that we haven't seen ads for cigarettes on television since the Nixon administration?
Because public health officials said the ads caused people to smoke more and raised their risk of getting cancer. And because Nixon stood up to the tobacco industry to sign legislation banning the ...
Monday, January 25, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Eating healthfully in America is hard. We have to contend with constant sugary and oily temptations, while pervasive ads coax us to eat these items day in and out.
The public health community generally agrees that regulations and taxes could help remind us of the potential health toll of the ...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Every year some 2 million Americans get infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and 23,000 of them die from these superbugs.
Superbugs are mostly a hospital problem: They're where these pathogens are often born and spread, and where the infected come for help. But hospitals are not where the majority of antibiotics ...
Thursday, January 07, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beating the drum again: We're consuming too much sodium and it's a reason we have such high rates of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
Not me, you say? Well, chances are, yes, you.
An analysis appearing in this week's Morbidity and Mortality ...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Animal welfare advocates got major traction this year pushing for cage-free eggs.
In September, McDonald's pledged it would move to 100-percent cage-free eggs in its supply chain. And while the movement was already underway, this announcement seemed to really set off a domino effect.
Some of the biggest egg ...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Tour the produce section of a modern grocery store and you may conclude that we live in an age of unprecedented variety and abundance.
Indeed, it's never been easier to experience exotic fruit flavors like durian, dragon fruit or lychee and find staple fruits like blueberries and oranges pretty ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
It's a tantalizing idea, isn't it, that we could burn stored fat simply by nibbling or sipping on something that tastes good.
Plenty of companies are now capitalizing on the allure of "metabolism boosting" foods and drinks. Among the most-hyped substance is green tea — for its supposed powers as ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Earlier this month, I reported on a test for women who are exploring egg freezing as an option to preserve their fertility for the future.
My story looked at how the fertility industry uses the test to help guide patients in making a major life decision like egg freezing, ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Ever wondered how a few companies — namely Coca-Cola and PesiCo — created multibillion-dollar empires marketing flavored sugar water?
Nutrition scholar Marion Nestle, one of the most dogged chroniclers of the U.S. food industry and its politics, did. She was intrigued by the power of Big Soda and how ...
Monday, October 19, 2015
If you've consumed coconut oil or coconut meat lately, there's a reasonable chance it was imported from Thailand. And if it was, there's an even better chance the farmer who grew that coconut had a monkey fetch it from a tall tree.
Thailand has been raising and training pigtailed ...
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Public health advocates have argued that one of the best ways to fight obesity would be to tax the sugary drinks that science has implicated as a big part of the problem.
While many states and cities have tried to find ways to tax sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages, ...