03/30/2015
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  • NEWS

    According to new research published in the British Journal of General Practice, many parents in the UK seem to be unaware that their children are overweight or obese. Read more


  • NEWS

    Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy from grocery stores in the US. Read more


  • NEWS

    Results from a recent study show that the herb roseroot—which has traditionally been used for thousands of years in European fold medicine—may be a successful treatment option for those suffering from depression. Read 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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