03/31/2015
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  • NEWS

    There's more research suggesting coffee can help the body fight disease. A new study by the World Cancer Research Fund International in London says drinking coffee may reduce the risk of liver cancer stemming from frequent alcohol consumption. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Men who eat fruits and vegetables exposed to high levels of pesticides are more likely to have a lower quality and quantity of sperm, according to research from Harvard University's School of Public Health. Learn more


  • NEWS

    A study published in JAMA Pediatrics reports that the percentage of U.S. children eating fast food on any given day decreased from 38.8 percent in 2003-2004 to 32.6 percent in 2009-2010. Learn more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

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

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.

    —Edward Stanley


  • 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.

  • 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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