Health

Pricing interventions increase sales, intake of healthy foods

(HealthDay)—Pricing interventions seem to improve access to healthy food and beverage options with increases in stocking and sales of these items, according to a review published online Nov. 2 in Preventing Chronic Disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop a 10-second HIV test linked to mobile phones

The University of Surrey, working with colleagues at University College London, the Africa Health research Institute (South Africa), OJ-Bio (Newcastle), QV (holdings (Netherlands) and the Japan Radio Co Ltd, have developed ...

Overweight & Obesity

Community-wide effort to fight childhood obesity shows promise

A large-scale effort to reduce childhood obesity in two low-income Massachusetts communities resulted in some modest improvements among schoolchildren over a relatively short period of time, suggesting that such a comprehensive ...

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