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Berkeley's Efforts Suggest Soda Taxes Do Cut Soda Sales - 2019-02-22
"The California city of Berkeley introduced the nation's first soda tax in 2014, and within months people were buying 21 percent fewer sugary drinks. Three years later, 52 percent fewer of these drinks were being sold while consumption of water rose 29 percent, the researchers found." More

Opioid Overdose Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States - 2019-02-22
"U.S. opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled in the last two decades, and the highest rates are now seen in eight Eastern states, a new study shows." More

Mom's Prenatal Fish Oil Might Help Kids' Blood Pressure Later - 2019-02-22
"Obese young children may have less risk for high blood pressure if their mother took the omega-3 fatty acid DHA -- found in fish oil -- during pregnancy, new research suggests." More

What's the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis? - 2019-02-22
"Osteoporosis is a threat to many women, especially after menopause. But the lead up to weak, brittle bones can start much earlier in life." More

Toxins in Home Furnishings Can Be Passed on to Kids - 2019-02-21
"Children who live in homes with vinyl flooring and flame-retardant furniture have higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals in their blood or urine, researchers have found." More

Payments for Research Can Lead to Lies: Study - 2019-02-21
"People who are paid to take part in research may be more likely to lie about their eligibility than those who aren't paid, a new study finds." More

FDA Aims to Strengthen Sunscreen Rules - 2019-02-21
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps Thursday to tighten regulation of over-the-counter sunscreen products." More

Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring a Bedroom Bonus - 2019-02-20
"Apart from the health benefits that weight-loss surgery can bring, a new study shows it could boost a patient's sex life." More

Are Primary Care Doctors Prepared to Discuss Cancer Treatment? - 2019-02-20
"Many primary care doctors feel ill-equipped to discuss cancer treatment options with patients, according to a new study." More

Sleep Apnea Patients Who Are Drowsy During the Day at Risk for Heart Woes - 2019-02-20
"People who suffer from sleep apnea and are very tired during the day may be more likely to develop heart disease, a new study finds." More

Health Tip: 10 Ways to Encourage Kids to Eat Healthier - 2019-02-20
"There are plenty of ways to encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says." More

Head Off the Blues When Your Teen Heads to College - 2019-02-20
"As excited as you are that your teen's going to college, it's normal to have mixed emotions, such as anxiety, sadness and possibly depression. It's even normal to feel envious that his or her life is just beginning while yours is on the wane." More

Being Socially Active Helps Older Folk Age Well - 2019-02-20
"Interacting with lots of different people may help you live longer and healthier, a new study suggests." More

'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments Unproven, Potentially Harmful: FDA - 2019-02-19
"They're often called "vampire" treatments, in which people undergo infusions of a young donor's blood plasma to treat everything from aging to Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis." More

Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled in 20 Years: Study - 2019-02-19
"The electronic babysitter is alive and thriving in the new digital age." More

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