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cochineal Strawberries-Creme-Frappuccino starbucksjpg1Starbucks has been receiving a lot of negative attention for their decision to use a food coloring made from crushed bugs in certain Starbucks products including its Strawberries and Creme Frappuccinos and red velvet whoopee pies.

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born again christiansOlder adults who say they've had a life-changing religious experience are more likely to have a greater decrease in size of the hippocampus, the part of the brain critical to memory and learning, according to new research published online in PLoS ONE.

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OTC HCGThe FDA and the Federal Trade Commission said over-the-counter (OTC) weight loss products containing human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) are fraudulent and illegal, and the agencies have told seven manufacturers to stop selling them.

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Neti Pot InfectionThe CDC and Louisiana state health officials are warning patients about potential dangers of using tap water in the sinus-irrigating neti pot after two patients died of Naegleria Fowleri infection.

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Sitting_at_DeskWe all know that regular exercise is good for our health and too much sitting isn't ideal. Now a new study suggests it's not just how much you exercise, but the length of time we spend sitting down and the number of times we get up during that time that can influence our health and our waistline.


woman-meat-shoppingMeat and poultry sold throughout the United States is widely contaminated with drug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria that can cause serious illnesses in humans, according to a new study published in the April 15 issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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acetaminophen-warningThe FDA has just issued a warning about the dangers of acetaminophen in popular prescription pain drugs. Health experts are wondering if the FDA warning went far enough.

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alcohol-red_BullCombining the caffeine jolt of energy drinks like Red Bull  with the intoxicating effects of alcohol can prove far riskier than drinking alcohol alone, a new study suggests. The study is published online in advance of the July 2011 print issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research..

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older_couple_talking_to_doctorLow health literacy in older Americans is linked to poorer health status and a higher death risk, according to a new evidence report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

The report, an update of a 2004 literature review featuring findings from more than 100 new studies, also found an association between low health literacy in all adults, regardless of age, and more frequent use of hospital emergency rooms and inpatient care, compared with other adults.

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vitamins-and-herbsVitamins, herbs and other dietary supplements are sold as natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals and many people turn to them in an attempt to improve their health, or help with serious medical conditions. Others seek dietary supplements to lose weight or enhance health and fitness performance. But are vitamins, herbs and other dietary supplements safe?

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