Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli outbreak in Canada, women at higher risk

Canada's public health agency warned Friday of an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce that has mainly affected women, and has been linked to at least one death.

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Healthy rewards points can promote healthy foods in restaurants

From fast food chains to coffee shops, marketers use various promotional strategies to nudge selection of featured foods. Price discounts, rewards cards, and coupons are some common methods. A new Cornell University School ...

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India's Kerala imposes 'fat tax' on junk food

India's peaceful tourist hotspot Kerala has become the first state in the country to impose a "fat tax" on junk food in a bid to counter rising obesity.

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The slow decline of fast food in America

The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract with McDonald's in 2012—two years ahead of schedule.

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