Food, Nutrition and Diet in the News

Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law

08/22/2014 - Employees of companies opposed to contraception coverage would get products through a 3rd party

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

08/22/2014 - Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests

08/22/2014 - Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline over time

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out

08/22/2014 - Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says

Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population

08/22/2014 - Rates of impoundment, euthanasia dropped dramatically in targeted area, study says

Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says

08/22/2014 - Eyelid surgery may help treat severe headaches, but not everyone's convinced

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

08/22/2014 - Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

08/22/2014 - 10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

College Prep 101

08/22/2014 - Expert offers tips on how to help students adjust to life on their own for the first time

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey

08/22/2014 - Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds

08/22/2014 - Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking

08/22/2014 - Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds

08/22/2014 - Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2014

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Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options

08/22/2014 - Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

08/22/2014 - Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes

08/21/2014 - Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

08/21/2014 - Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes

08/21/2014 - Study found association regardless of their current weight

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

08/21/2014 - But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says