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Doctors need nutrition education, says commentary

Nutrition knowledge is essential for today's physicians, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine commentary published July 1. The commentary—authored by Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible ...

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School nutrition programs slow BMI gains in children

(HealthDay)—Body mass index (BMI) increases in middle school students can be limited by school-based nutrition policies but not by physical activity policies, according to a study published in the January issue of the American ...

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Secondhand smoke exposure saw big drop from 1988 to 2014

(HealthDay)—Secondhand smoke exposure declined substantially among U.S. nonsmokers from 1988 through 2014, according to research published in the Dec. 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity ...

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