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Making a meal of GM food labelling

In all countries in which genetically modified (GM) food is sold, such as Australia and the US, the issue of food labelling has been hotly debated. ...

Jul 01, 2014
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Pregnant or breast-feeding women urged to eat more fish

(HealthDay)—Pregnant or breast-feeding women should increase their weekly consumption of fish, choosing types lower in mercury, according to new advice issued Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Jun 10, 2014
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Consumers losing doctors with new insurance plans

Some consumers are suffering buyer's remorse after realizing they bought insurance plans under the new health law and are now finding their longtime doctors and hospital networks aren't accepting those plans.

May 13, 2014
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Low-calorie restaurant menus: Are they making us fat?

Depending on our food cravings, the number of items served, and even the time of day, ordering a meal at a restaurant often requires a "narrowing down" decision making process. According to a new study in the Journal of Co ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Ads can influence 'smart' false memories

(Medical Xpress)—It is commonly believed that false memories – recollections that are factually incorrect – occur because something goes wrong in the brain. However, recent research shows that some false memories are ...

Mar 19, 2014
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In US, 'natural' food may be anything but

In the United States, pre-packaged foods loaded with artificial ingredients and chemicals can make it onto grocery store shelves boasting the label "natural."

Feb 05, 2014
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