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Chemical makers say BPA no longer used in bottles

(AP) -- Makers of the controversial chemical bisphenol-A have asked federal regulators to phase out rules that allow its use in baby bottles and sippy cups, saying those products haven't contained the plastic-hardening ingredient ...

Oct 07, 2011
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Report: Food labels need Energy Star-like ratings

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.

Oct 20, 2011
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Researchers confirm WIC breastfeeding rate data

While medical professionals have long known breastfeeding positively impacts infant and maternal health, few effective tools are available to measure breastfeeding practices nationally. According to a new study, one preexisting ...

Feb 22, 2012
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Smartphone way to lose weight

Forget fad diets and hypnotherapy; your smartphone could be a key tool to losing those post-Easter egg pounds, according to scientists at the University of Leeds, UK.

Apr 15, 2013
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Edible 'stop signs' in food may halt overeating

(Medical Xpress) -- Once you pop the top of a tube of potato chips, it can be hard to stop munching its contents. But Cornell researchers may have found a novel way to help: Add edible serving size markers that act as subconscious ...

May 15, 2012
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