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The Carrageenan Controversy

Carrageenan has been used in traditional food preparation for hundreds of years and is an ingredient in many organic and vegan foods. But now critics are calling for a ban. Is carrageenan safe?...

July 1, 2015 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
Nearly 4 of 10 U.S. Kids Exposed to Violence

Nearly 4 of 10 U.S. Kids Exposed to Violence

The interviewers asked about conventional crime, child maltreatment, peer and sibling abuse, sexual assault, indirect exposure to violence and witnessing violence to others, and Internet violence...

June 29, 2015
Screen Time Linked to Weaker Bones in Teen Boys

Screen Time Linked to Weaker Bones in Teen Boys

Teenaged boys who spend too many hours in front of the computer or television without participating in enough weight-bearing exercise could develop weaker bones as they age, a small study suggests...

June 26, 2015

Extreme Exercise Can Poison the Blood

Even four hours of intense activity may be enough to let bacteria escape from the gut into the blood, setting off a chain of inflammation. Christopher Intagliata reports

June 22, 2015 — Christopher Intagliata

What Is Travelers' Diarrhea?

Traveler's diarrhea is the most common illness in those who travel internationally, occurring in almost half of all travelers. If you plan on traveling abroad, make sure you understand the symptoms of this illness and how to treat it...

June 17, 2015 — House Call Doctor Sanaz Majd
NYC Cyclist Air Quality Study

NYC Cyclist Air Quality Study

NYC cyclists can help Columbia University researchers study air pollution on the streets

June 16, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier
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