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Is that soda in that sippy cup? It might as well be

Is that soda in that sippy cup? It might as well be

Whether it’s organic, local, 100 percent fruit or fresh pressed, the cup of juice clutched in your toddler’s hands might as well be soda. When it comes to sugar levels – in the form of fructose - there isn’t much difference between the two.


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Is that soda in that sippy cup? It might as well be
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Is that soda in that sippy cup? It might as well be

Whether it’s organic, local, 100 percent fruit or fresh pressed, the cup of juice clutched in your toddler’s hands might as well be soda. When it comes to sugar levels... » Read More
Posted: may. 26, 2015 4:09 p.m. | Is that soda in that sippy cup? It might as well be Comments 0 Comments
The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist
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The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist

When Darya Rose was dieting, a day spent avoiding sweets and eating fruits and vegetables would often end with her hand in a bag of trail mix. » Read More
Posted: may. 26, 2015 3:09 p.m. | The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist Comments 0 Comments
4 ways to keep preschoolers active
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4 ways to keep preschoolers active

A new study holds troubling news for the parents of young children: preschools might not be serving students' physical health needs. » Read More
Posted: may. 26, 2015 3:09 p.m. | 4 ways to keep preschoolers active Comments 0 Comments
Financial incentives motivate people to take up healthy habits, study shows
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Financial incentives motivate people to take up healthy habits, study shows

A new study on the best way to motivate people to quit smoking revisited a perennial theme in behavioral science: the power of financial incentives. » Read More
Posted: may. 25, 2015 1:09 p.m. | Financial incentives motivate people to take up healthy habits, study shows Comments 0 Comments
Skipping meals could lead to belly fat, study says
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Skipping meals could lead to belly fat, study says

If you think skipping lunch will get your body beach ready for summertime, think again. » Read More
Posted: may. 22, 2015 6:49 a.m. | Skipping meals could lead to belly fat, study says Comments 0 Comments
Stressed when you use Google to diagnose illness? Government says it has the cure
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Stressed when you use Google to diagnose illness? Government says it has the cure

In the Internet age, health information is only a click (or Google search) away. This ease of access to research studies, medical websites and health articles has both... » Read More
Posted: may. 19, 2015 9:09 p.m. | Stressed when you use Google to diagnose illness? Government says it has the cure Comments 0 Comments
Need a doctor? You can bring one to your doorstep with this health care app
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Need a doctor? You can bring one to your doorstep with this health care app

Need a doctor? There's an app for that. » Read More
Posted: may. 16, 2015 4:09 a.m. | Need a doctor? You can bring one to your doorstep with this health care app Comments 0 Comments
Homeopathic medicine in spotlight as FDA revisits regulation
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Homeopathic medicine in spotlight as FDA revisits regulation

Shopping for natural treatments for everyday ailments could soon become more complicated. The Food and Drug Administration held two days of hearings last week to recon... » Read More
Posted: may. 15, 2015 7:49 a.m. | Homeopathic medicine in spotlight as FDA revisits regulation Comments 0 Comments
The pros and cons of a selfie-obsessed culture
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The pros and cons of a selfie-obsessed culture

Kim Kardashian West became a published author this week. But instead of being filled with her thoughts on fashion or life in Hollywood, her book, "Selfish," is compose... » Read More
Posted: may. 14, 2015 10:49 a.m. | The pros and cons of a selfie-obsessed culture Comments 0 Comments
Reducing carbon emissions could save lives, prevent heart attacks, new research shows
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Reducing carbon emissions could save lives, prevent heart attacks, new research shows

Cutting power plant carbon emissions saves lives, according to new research on the way pollution affects public health. The study (paywall), published this week, will ... » Read More
Posted: may. 11, 2015 7:29 a.m. | Reducing carbon emissions could save lives, prevent heart attacks, new research shows Comments 0 Comments
What Dove's latest body image campaign gets right — and wrong — about boosting self-esteem
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What Dove's latest body image campaign gets right — and wrong — about boosting self-esteem

Dove's latest attempt to raise the self-esteem of women worldwide comes in the form of a pair of doors. » Read More
Posted: may. 11, 2015 7:29 a.m. | What Dove's latest body image campaign gets right — and wrong — about boosting self-esteem Comments 0 Comments
Make it a Mother's Day all year
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Make it a Mother's Day all year

Mother’s Day is full of flowers, chocolates and with any luck, breakfast in bed. But alas Mother’s Day only comes once a year. So here are five simple ways to give you... » Read More
Posted: may. 08, 2015 9:09 a.m. | Make it a Mother's Day all year Comments 0 Comments
Never satisfied? Late-night snacking might be your brain’s fault
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Never satisfied? Late-night snacking might be your brain’s fault

Do you ever wonder why you can’t sleep until you’ve had that second helping of dinner or bowl (or two) of ice cream? » Read More
Posted: may. 07, 2015 8:49 a.m. | Never satisfied? Late-night snacking might be your brain’s fault Comments 0 Comments
Sugar reduces stress, but there are healthier ways to feel better
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Sugar reduces stress, but there are healthier ways to feel better

Satisfying your sweet tooth can reduce stress, but that doesn't mean you should indulge often, according to new research. » Read More
Posted: may. 05, 2015 11:39 a.m. | Sugar reduces stress, but there are healthier ways to feel better Comments 0 Comments
Annoying tips for handling weighty issues
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Annoying tips for handling weighty issues

Is it just me, or is it getting harder to lose weight? In my younger years, dropping a few pounds simply meant drinking more water and running an extra 10 minutes each... » Read More
Posted: may. 05, 2015 11:19 a.m. | Annoying tips for handling weighty issues Comments 0 Comments
Pleurisy: the lung condition that mimics a heart attack
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Pleurisy: the lung condition that mimics a heart attack

Pleurisy is inflammation of the membrane between your lungs and ribs, or pleura. The condition, which makes breathing both difficult and painful, often mimics the symp... » Read More
Posted: may. 05, 2015 3:09 a.m. | Pleurisy: the lung condition that mimics a heart attack Comments 0 Comments
A different view of the parable of the talents
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A different view of the parable of the talents

Many people have heard of the New Testament parable of the talents found in Matthew 25. A guy heads out of town and leaves some of his cash with three employees. To on... » Read More
Posted: apr. 30, 2015 9:09 a.m. | A different view of the parable of the talents Comments 0 Comments
As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages
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As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages

A year after Ebola devastated swaths of Sierra Leone, killing more than 10,000 people in the region, life in the West African nation is slowly returning to normal. Whi... » Read More
Posted: apr. 29, 2015 8:09 a.m. | As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages Comments 0 Comments
Abuse of ADHD drugs expands beyond campuses
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Abuse of ADHD drugs expands beyond campuses

A recent report from The New York Times revealed an unsettling development in America's relationship to ADHD drugs: Stimulant abuse has arrived in the world of business. » Read More
Posted: apr. 28, 2015 1:39 a.m. | Abuse of ADHD drugs expands beyond campuses Comments 0 Comments
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How one community is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault

Carrie Hull became a police officer because she wanted to help people. » Read More
Posted: apr. 24, 2015 9:29 a.m. | How one community is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault Comments 0 Comments
How (and why) to teach your kids to love nature
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How (and why) to teach your kids to love nature

It's National Park Week from April 18 to 26 and Earth Day on the 22nd, but that's not why Chris Fiscus is taking his kids hiking this weekend. They go regularly becaus... » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2015 5:39 a.m. | How (and why) to teach your kids to love nature Comments 0 Comments
5 ways to embrace pre-menopause
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5 ways to embrace pre-menopause

Each year millions of women in their late 40s and early 50s experience the dreaded time in life that we euphemistically refer to as “the change,” including peri-menopa... » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2015 1:49 a.m. | 5 ways to embrace pre-menopause Comments 0 Comments
Having a high IQ might make you depressed, research shows
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Having a high IQ might make you depressed, research shows

Brainiacs, beware. Having the kind of active brain associated with high intelligence may also lead to stress and anxiety, according to recent research. » Read More
Posted: apr. 21, 2015 2:19 a.m. | Having a high IQ might make you depressed, research shows Comments 0 Comments
Personality as plain to others as the (altered) nose on your face
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Personality as plain to others as the (altered) nose on your face

Going under the knife for a younger-looking face does more than alter a person's own body image, according to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA Facia... » Read More
Posted: apr. 16, 2015 8:19 a.m. | Personality as plain to others as the (altered) nose on your face Comments 0 Comments
Springtime weather might make it easier for you to fall in love
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Springtime weather might make it easier for you to fall in love

In the springtime, as temperatures rise and flower buds peek out of the soil to greet the sun, the body begins making adjustments of its own. » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2015 8:59 p.m. | Springtime weather might make it easier for you to fall in love Comments 0 Comments
Retelling your life story in a positive way may be good for your mental health
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Retelling your life story in a positive way may be good for your mental health

People looking to boost their mental health should be strategic about the way they retell important life events, according to recent research on the way life stories i... » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2015 8:39 p.m. | Retelling your life story in a positive way may be good for your mental health Comments 0 Comments
Digital technology helps insurers simplify health care system
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Digital technology helps insurers simplify health care system

A popular new commercial that shows a couple video-conferencing with a doctor after ill-timed dance moves sent them crashing into their dining room table illustrates a... » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2015 8:29 p.m. | Digital technology helps insurers simplify health care system Comments 0 Comments
For those with autoimmune disorders, pills and radiation aren't the only answer
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For those with autoimmune disorders, pills and radiation aren't the only answer

The symptoms started for Amy Myers during her second year of medical school. Initially, doctors dismissed the panic attacks, unexplained weight loss, and extreme muscu... » Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2015 10:09 a.m. | For those with autoimmune disorders, pills and radiation aren't the only answer Comments 0 Comments
How your weight loss habits are making your kids fat
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How your weight loss habits are making your kids fat

Like many parents, you’ve considered the importance of setting a good example for your kids in many areas of your life, but are your dieting habits detrimental to your... » Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2015 9:19 a.m. | How your weight loss habits are making your kids fat Comments 0 Comments
For millennials making sexual health decisions, there is no black and white
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For millennials making sexual health decisions, there is no black and white

When it comes to the morality of sexual behaviors, millennials have more questions than answers. » Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2015 2:59 a.m. | For millennials making sexual health decisions, there is no black and white Comments 0 Comments
 

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