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U.S. laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Primary and secondary school students are five times as likely to be high consumers of sugar-sweetened drinks, such as soft drinks, if these drinks are available in their homes, according to a University ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The days when U.S. children can get themselves a sugary soda or a chocolate bar from a school vending machine may be numbered, if newly proposed government rules take effect. ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Almost all candy, high-calorie drinks and greasy meals could soon be on a food blacklist in the nation's schools.
Health Feb 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although fewer middle and high schools in the United States make sugary sodas available to students today, other sweet beverages, particularly sports drinks, are still widely available, according ...
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Office kitchens and break rooms are germ "hotspots," and sink and microwave handles in these areas are the dirtiest surfaces touched by office workers on a daily basis, according to a new study.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sixth-graders taking part in a 10-week program that included interactive lessons to get heart smart coupled with healthier food and beverage options in the cafeteria and vending machines had marked reductions across all cardiovascular ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many people fall victim to emotional eating, but it doesn't happen only when they're feeling bad, according to researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
About half of all public and private elementary school students could buy food in one or more competitive venues on campus (vending machines, school stores, snack bars or a la carte lines) by the 2009-2010 school year and ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cigarette vending machines were banned in England on Saturday, a move the government hopes will cut the numbers of children smoking.
Health Oct 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP)—Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus.
Health Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won't take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses the morning-after pill.
Health Jan 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—People nervously waiting around in New York City hospitals for loved ones to come out of surgery can't smoke. In a few months from now, they can't have a supersized fast-food soda. And soon, they won't even be able ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores, handing a defeat Friday to the Philip Morris company.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0