Newsy (May 12, 2015) The FDA released new guidelines that end its longstanding policy barring gay men from donating blood, but critics say it's still behind the times.
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Newsy (May 27, 2014) First Lady Michelle Obama said some Republican lawmakers are threatening the healthy school lunch guidelines, which some say are too restrictive.
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FORA.tv (May 8, 2013) The Food and Drug Administration, the oldest comprehensive consumer protection agency in the US federal government, is charged with protecting the public health. Under this mandate, it regulates ... watch video
MultiVu (May 28, 2013) Diabetes experts met and determined that some self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) systems, despite meeting accuracy standards at the time of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance, fail to ... watch video
Washington Post (June 16, 2015) The FDA is requiring food manufacturers to eliminate artificial trans fats in three years. The Post explains what they are and how you can avoid them.
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July 28, 2015 A new study estimates the association between change or constant habits in coffee consumption and the incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), evaluating 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 ... read more
July 28, 2015 For the first time, researchers have found resident T cells in a tissue in response to a parasite infection. The finding could help inform efforts to develop an effective vaccine for leishmaniasis, ... read more
July 28, 2015 The ability to engage in mental time travel is a unique and central part of the human experience. And yet this very ability can have detrimental consequences for both physical and mental well-being ... read more
July 28, 2015 The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) community is a growing and medically-underserved minority population in the United States, with 3 to 12 percent of the ... read more
July 28, 2015 Hormones play a two-part role in encouraging and reinforcing cheating and other unethical behavior, according to new research. With cheating scandals a persistent threat on college campuses and ... read more
July 28, 2015 Depressive symptoms and mood in the moment may predict momentary pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to researchers. Individuals in the study who reported greater depressive symptoms ... read more
Nov. 17, 2014 If the latest US Department of Agriculture standards for school meals and food sold in other venues such as vending machines and snack bars are fully implemented, there is potential to substantially ... read more
Aug. 4, 2014 Students do not mind buying healthier snacks from vending machines, according to research. The findings could have implications for campus health initiatives as well as vendor profits. The study ... read more
Nov. 13, 2013 When schools adopt healthful nutrition policies and practices, kids' diets improve. According to new research, when schools offered snacks in lunchtime a la carte or vending that were mostly or ... read more
Sep. 2, 2010 School children who consume foods purchased in vending machines are more likely to develop poor diet quality -- and that may be associated with being overweight, obese or at risk for chronic health ... read more