Mexican Soda Tax Followed by Drop in Sugary Drink SalesA tax on sugary drinks in Mexico appears to have had a significant impact: After one year, a new study found, sales of sugary beverages in Mexico fell while bottled water purchases rose.
‘The Pill’ Not Tied to Birth DefectsA large new study has found that taking oral contraceptives around the time of pregnancy did not increase the risk of birth defects.
Ask Well: Eating With DiabetesPeople can work with a diabetes educator to develop an eating plan that includes their favorite foods, albeit in limited amounts.
How Training Without Helmets Could Reduce Head InjuriesTo protect the heads of football players, it might be advisable to have them occasionally practice without head protection, according to a counterintuitive new study of a successful Division I football program.
‘Design Thinking’ for a Better YouA strategy called “design thinking” has helped numerous entrepreneurs and engineers develop successful new products and businesses. But can design thinking help you create healthful habits?
Healthful School Lunches Mean Healthier StudentsThe Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which mandated increased availability of whole grains, vegetables and fruits at schools, means children are eating healthier, a study shows.
Ask Well: Is Day-Old Kale Salad Less Nutritious Than Fresher Kale?A reader asks: Does day-old, leftover kale salad have less nutritional value than kale that is fresher?
Bringing Out the Chef in ChildrenFamilyCook teaches schoolchildren and their families the delights that can ensue from preparing affordable fresh, tasty and healthful foods.
Health Tip: Get Active IndoorsTitle: Health Tip: Get Active Indoors
Category: Health News
Created: 1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
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