03/30/2015
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  • NEWS

    Many parents don't think their kids have a weight problem unless they're extremely obese, according to new research published in the British Journal of General Practice. The researchers also found that parents are more likely to underestimate a son's weight than they are a daughter's. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy from grocery stores in the U.S., according to a study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Roseroot--an herb used in European folk medicine for thousands of years--may help people suffering from mild or moderate depression, suggests new research at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Here are 10 foods that can help keep a diet on track.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down.

    —Charlie Chaplin


  • NEWS

    War veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are almost 50 percent more likely to develop heart disease, according to a study in the American Journal of Public Health. Experts say this adds to the growing belief that a link exists between PTSD and heart damage.  Learn more


  • NEWS

    Scientists believe that nanoparticle therapy could be used to treat a variety of hard-to-heal wounds, based on a successful trial from Yeshiva University. Nanoparticles were able to heal wounds in half the time it took in those without treatment.  Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    A soft drink legend is born in Atlanta, Georgia when a pharmacist named John Pemberton stirs up a carbonated syrup in a brass kettle in his backyard. He's trying to create a medicine that tastes good. A little more than a month later, he sells the first glass of the beverage, which he's named Coca-Cola after its two main ingredients, coca leaves and kola nuts. Get the full story.

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