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Apr 17 2016
The Dirt On DEET: Scientific research has shown that chemical-based bug sprays may cause adverse effects to the human body. When they come in contact with the skin, these chemicals may actually cause blistering, rash, soreness and may irritate the eyes. In a clinical study conducted at Duke University Medical Center, it was found out that store-bought bug sprays contain highly potent...
Apr 16 2016
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who consume a lot of processed carbohydrates -- think snack foods and sweets -- and sugary drinks may face heightened risks of breast and prostate cancers, a new study suggests. Researchers said the study, reported Tuesday at the American Society for Nutrition annual meeting in San Diego, does not prove that "...
Apr 14 2016
British researchers think new packaging will be more effective than just listing nutritional information. By Yishane Lee FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016, 12:55 PM IMAGE BY ROYAL SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH               The FDA continues to work on unveiling new food labels, promising an easier way to decipher them. But across the...
Apr 13 2016
POSTED 5:06 AM, APRIL 13, 2016, BY ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A project to speed development of cancer-fighting drugs has academic and drug industry researchers collaborating and sharing their findings like never before. The newly created Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy is being funded by a $250 million grant from Sean Parker, the co-founder of Napster and...
Apr 3 2016
Vermont law’s requirement having a big effect on food companies  ConAgra Foods is going nationwide with GMO labels, finding it the easiest way to comply with a Vermont law.  PHOTO: SCOTT EELLS/BLOOMBERG By ANNIE GASPARRO Updated March 22, 2016 6:02 p.m. ET ConAgra Foods Inc. is going nationwide with labels that will say a food product is made with genetically...

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