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(HealthDay)—New labeling laws for sunscreen will help American consumers choose the product that provides the best sun protection, experts say.
Health May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For millions of people around the world being sick doesn't mean making a trip to the local pharmacy for medicines like Advil and Nyquil. Instead it means turning to the forest to provide a pharmacopeia of medicines to treat ...
Medications Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A leading consumer advocacy group, along with nutrition experts and health agencies from a number of U.S. cities, are calling for lowering the amount of sugars added to soft drinks.
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- An application of water-resistant sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 70 or higher adequately protects people against skin cancer and photodamage even when applied irregularly, according ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nutrition Facts labels have been used for decades on many food products. Are these labels read in detail by consumers when making purchases? Do people read only certain portions of the labels? According to a new study published ...
Health Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Noting that consumers have little guidance to help them make informed choices about added sugar, Yale Rudd Center researcher Jennifer Pomeranz contends that putting more information about ...
Health May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Big Corn and Big Sugar are locked in a legal and public relations fight in the US over a plan to change the name of a corn-based sweetener that has gotten a bad name.
Health Dec 17, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 6
US regulators Wednesday denied a request to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup to merely "corn sugar," in a high-profile dispute between two industries.
Health May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fish sold in the United States is often deliberately mislabeled, making American consumers the unwitting victims of "widespread seafood fraud," according to a report out Thursday.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A workplace program designed to teach employees to act more like consumers when they make health care decisions, for example, by finding and evaluating health information or choosing a benefit plan, also improved ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has yet to spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to rest easier when buying ground beef or sitting down for a plate of meatballs at ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Amid ongoing concerns about E. coli, Salmonella and other food-borne illnesses, a new facility will take a unique approach to make imports bound for the United States safer: Give foreign technicians who test those foods intensive, ...
Other Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Friday is decision day for states to notify Washington if they will run their own insurance markets under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0