A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure.
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NEW YORK — The tweet from a group that finances development in Latin America was direct: Sodas do not offer beauty or joy, just a lot of sugar.
There was one problem for the organization. Coca-Cola was a funder.
TORONTO — Health authorities across the country are getting funds to train thousands of paramedics to deliver palliative care.
TORONTO — Parents are changing the way they talk to their kids about cannabis post-legalization as weed has become a more visible part of daily life across the country.
TORONTO — Flo Elliott was never a big eater, but her appetite plummeted when her husband died.
Suddenly alone after 54 years of marriage, Elliott says she lost interest in food and would routinely skip meals.
It would take about seven years to recover that appetite, says the now 89-year-old.
OTTAWA — New guidelines from the Canadian Paediatric Society suggest babies at high risk of developing allergies be offered common allergenic foods at about six months of age.
Babies who are ready for food sooner can start as young as four months of age, but not earlier.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Two Indiana University researchers whose cavity-fighting formula launched Crest toothpaste in the 1950s will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Joseph Muhler and William Nebergall will be inducted on May 2 in Washington, along with 17 other inventors and innovators.
BERLIN — Two German brewers associations are recommending that their members start printing the number of calories contained in their beers and shandies on the label.
The German Brewers Association and the Association of Private Breweries in Germany said Friday it hopes other industries, such as vintners and distillers, will follow suit.
NEW YORK — A hamburger a week, but no more ‚Äî that’s about as much red meat people should eat to do what’s best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world’s diet.
Eggs should be limited to fewer than about four a week, the report says. Dairy foods should be about a serving a day, or less.
WASHINGTON — The tumbling space snowman is making its out-of-this-world film premiere.
Scientists from NASA’s New Horizons mission on Tuesday released the first stitched together animation of Ultima Thule (TOO-lee), the most distant object ever explored by humans.