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NEW YORK (AP) — Over a decade, New York City has outlawed smoking in bars and offices, banned trans fats, and forced fast-food restaurants to list calorie counts on their menus.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City cracked down on the sale of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks Thursday in what was celebrated by some as a groundbreaking attempt to curb obesity but condemned by others as a blatant intrusion into people's lives by a busybody mayor.
‘It’s your fault you’re fat,’ a falsehood
The New York City Board of Health passed a rule Thursday banning sales of large sodas and other sugary drinks in restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity. Here are the rules and the exceptions. They take effect in March.
Why counting calories doesn’t count toward much
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about rare chemical burns reported by people using popular pain relief products like Bengay, Icy Hot and Flexall.
How your hand sanitizer could be undermining your workout
How Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and other holidays can inspire healthy eating
No wait at the ER; forget BMI--do you know your 'best weight'?
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The number of children under the age of five who die annually fell to less than 7 million in 2011, but around 19,000 boys and girls around the world are still dying every day from largely preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said in a report released Wednesday night.