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Beans,Lentils, Peas and Chick Peas and Weight Loss

Study: Permanent Weight Loss with Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils

Eating just one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils could contribute to modest weight loss, a new study suggests.Eating about 3/4...
Study Shows Diabetes Reversed with Diet

Newcastle Researchers Reverse Diabetes with Special Diet

A recent Newcastle University study has shown that people can reverse their type 2 diabetes and remain diabetes-free long-term after following a special diet.A...
American Gourmet Pistachio Recall

Pistachio Recall by American Gourmet Due to Salmonella Risk

American Gourmet of Vista, CA is recalling American Gourmet Roasted/Salted Pistachios because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.American Gourmet was informed by its Pistachio...

AssistRx Appoints New Vice President of Strategic Development

Fast-growing healthcare IT company strengthens partner resources.AssistRx, Inc. (ARx) announced today (March 24, 2016) that Andrew Dunning has joined the company to lead development...
calorie density food plate.

Researchers Sound Alarm: Watch Children’s Calories

In recent study, portion sizes and number of calories per bite were varied for lunches served to children in their normal eating environment.  The...
Fewer Heart Attacks if Statins are Prescribed Differently, Says Study.

Fewer Heart Attacks if Statins are Prescribed Differently, Says Study

A research team has developed a new approach to prescribing statins which would lower the risk of heart attack for many people.Millions of people...
Benefit of Eating School Breakfast

Study: School Breakfasts Help Prevent Overweight Kids

A new study brings new evidence to the ongoing debate over policy efforts to increase daily school breakfast consumption, this time focusing on middle...
White Country Fare Tuna Recall

More Tuna Recalled: Hill Country Fare Chunk Light Tuna, Potential Health Risk

Adding to the recent recalls of Bumble Bee tuna and Chicken of the Sea tuna, H-E-B has issued a recall for over 10,000 cans...
Seniors Using Deadly Drug Combinations

Seniors Using Deadly Drug Combinations

New research shows that older adults are mixing potentially life-threatening drug combinations. Many also take vitamins or supplements that interact negatively with the prescription...
Beta Cells Pancrease

Rare Form of Diabetes Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2 Diabetes

Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may actually have a rare, genetic form of diabetes. This is because the two types share symptoms --...
Tuna Recall - Chicken of the Sea

Tuna Recall Expands: Chicken of the Sea Now Included

Tri-Union Seafoods has issued a recall on select 5 oz. cans of tuna due to possible, life-threatening health risks.Tri-Union Seafoods LLC is voluntarily recalling...

Recall: Bumble Bee Recalls Tuna Due to Health Risk

Bumble Bee Foods is recalling three specific UPC codes of canned tuna due to possible, life-threatening health risk.Bumble Bee Foods, LLC announced (March 16,...
Splenda Rebukes Health Risk Claims

Splenda Brand Rebukes New Safety Allegation About Sucralose

Heartland Food Products Group, makers of Splenda Sweeteners, is claiming that the recent CSPI rating on Sucralose is misleading to consumers.In response to the...

Doctors Aren’t Diagnosing or Treating Most Prediabetes Cases

More than 75% of people who meet the criteria for prediabetes did not receive any intervention or treatment from their physicians, according to a...
CSPI Warns About Sucralose Cancer Risk

CSPI Downgrades Sucralose from “Caution” to “Avoid”

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has downgraded it's safety rating of the artificial sweetener sucralose for the second time in 3...
Kathryn Howe Ruscitto

Ruscitto Announces Retirement from St. Joseph’s Health

Kathryn Howe Ruscitto, President & CEO at St. Joseph’s Health, has announced her retirement after 16 years of service.Kathryn Howe Ruscitto, President & CEO...

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