Over 8,500 kids in Germany have contracted a "vomiting virus" as an outbreak has
spread in schools and daycare centers. Health officials are blaming a food-borne virus
, possibly from food served in
cafeterias to the children.
A new study finds that many "low fat" foods have very similar calorie
counts to standard products.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a batch of ricotta salata
imprted to the U.S. from Puglia, Italy, is tainted with listeria bacteria and linked to 14 illnesses and at
least one death.
According to a new poll by Gallup, 48% of U.S. adults say they drink soda
daily. Among those who drink soda, the
average daily amount is 2.6 glasses.
New research links high consumption of iced tea drinks to the formation of kidney stones, especially for those at high risk of the disorder.
According to new data compiled by the World Cancer Research Fund, cutting back on salt could help slash stomach cancer rates by 14%.
According to a new study by public health researchers at the University at Buffalo, eating more fruits and vegetables may help smokers quit cigarettes and stay tobacco-free for a longer time.