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Brown bag lunches overheating and possibly unsafe

In a new study published in Pediatrics, researchers reveal that more than 90 percent of the perishable food items found in the school lunches they tested had reached unsafe temperatures by the time they w ...

Aug 09, 2011
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Omega-3 key in reducing diabetes and heart disease

(Medical Xpress) -- Omega-3 can help to reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease especially as people age, says Massey University nutrition professor Bernhard Breier, co-author of a new international ...

Oct 31, 2011
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We are drinking too much water: expert

Our bodies need about two litres of fluids per day, not two litres of water specifically. In an Editorial in the June issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Spero Tsindos from La Trobe University, examin ...

Jun 05, 2012
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Low-carbohydrate diet reduced inflammation

A low-carbohydrate diet, but not a low-fat diet, reduces inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research at Linköping University in Sweden.

May 08, 2014
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CDC: Almost everyone needs a flu shot

(HealthDay)—Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu season. "It's really unfortunate ...

14 hours ago
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Early evidence of HPV vaccine impact

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a new study published in Lancet, researchers from Australia report evidence that the vaccine designed to target the human papillomavirus, or HPV, has dramatically dropped the incidence of les ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Newborn Apgar score related to teen school performance

(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Apgar test which is given to newborns one minute and five minutes after birth to evaluate their health is also an ind ...

Jul 26, 2011
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