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(HealthDay News) —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a tobacco industry challenge to a controversial 2009 federal law that mandates graphic warning labels on cigarettes. The high court refused to ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
Don't judge food by its organic label because "organic" doesn't necessarily mean good it's for you. Yet a new study by Jenny Wan-Chen Lee, a graduate student in Cornell's Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, ...
Health Apr 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A federal judge on Wednesday blocked implementation of an FDA mandate that would have forced tobacco companies to place graphic anti-smoking images on packages of cigarettes.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Despite U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations requiring generic medications to carry identical warnings to those on corresponding brand-name products, a study by Regenstrief Institute researchers has found that more ...
Medications Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Richard Wrangham, a primatology professor at Harvard University, in a speech given to an audience at this year's American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, advocated that changes be made ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—When Jeffrey Katula and his research colleagues set out to determine if they could help prevent patients from developing diabetes using group-based problem solving, he didn't expect such ...
Diabetes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
In a recent study, Colorado State University marketing Professor Gina Mohr has uncovered facts about nutrition labeling that might change how food purchasing decisions are made.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Sodium – the everyday meal offender that might make your face feel puffy and your jeans look, and feel, tighter. Did you know that by reducing your sodium intake during a three week period you can change your sodium palate ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
Food labels appear mundane enough, but the tug of war playing out behind them about what's on them is anything but.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The word "organic" can mean many things to consumers. Even so, the power of an organic label can be very strong: studies have shown that this simple label can lead us to think that a food is healthier, through what is known ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
With nearly 400,000 items in every grocery store (Food Marketing Institute), there are hundreds of different ways a packaged food can be labeled. Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan gathers statistics about what language on food labels ...
Health May 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Just like that Energy Star tag helps you choose your appliances, a new report says a rating symbol on the front of every soup can, cereal box and yogurt container could help hurried shoppers go home with the healthiest foods.
Health Oct 20, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 2
Imagine a world where you could never dine away from home, wear makeup, smell of sweet perfumes or eat a large percentage of food on store shelves. According to allergists at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Four tobacco companies filed a lawsuit against the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday over what they say are unconstitutional requirements for warning labels on US cigarette packaging.
Health Aug 17, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 73