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CDC: Obesity Rates Falling Among U.S. Preschoolers

Posted: 08/06/2013 - CDC researchers studied more than 11 million low-income preschool children in 43 U.S. states and territories from 2008 through 2011. They found obesity rates fell in 18 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Obesity Link Found In 5-Year-Olds Who Drink Daily Soda

Posted: 08/05/2013 - A study found the more sugary drinks a child consumed, the higher his or her BMI when measured at ages 4 and 5 years old. Specifically, 5-year-olds who drank sugary drinks daily were about 1.5 times more likely to be obese than those who didn't.

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Cause Of Salad-Linked Outbreak Remains A Mystery

Posted: 07/31/2013 - Federal officials warned Wednesday that it was too early to say whether the outbreak of the rare parasite cyclospora reported in at least 15 states was over.

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Scientists Grow Teeth Out Of Urine

Posted: 07/31/2013 - Researchers from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health removed stem cells from urine, and used those cells to grow teeth in a laboratory.

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FDA Warns Of Massive Diabetes Test Strip Recall

Updated: 07/31/2013 - Nova Diabetes Care announced a glucose test strip recall Friday after discovering that some of the strips can show incorrect, abnormally high blood sugar readings.

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Appeals Court Strikes Down NYC Ban On Large Sodas

Updated: 07/30/2013 - In a unanimous opinion, the four-judge panel of the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division said that the NYC health board was acting too much like a legislature when it created the limit on soft drinks.

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FDA: Anabolic Steroids Found In Vitamin B Supplement

Posted: 07/29/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received almost 30 complaints of averse incidents associated with a vitamin B supplement, including cases of fatigue, muscle cramping and muscle pain.

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Affording Diapers A Problem For 30 Percent Of Moms

Posted: 07/29/2013 - In what they are calling the first peer-reviewed study to quantify diaper need, Yale University researchers have found nearly a third of mothers cannot afford to purchase their infants diapers.

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FDA Proposes Stricter Safety Rules For Imported Food

Posted: 07/26/2013 - FDA proposals would require importers to prove that foreign suppliers have food safety programs that meet U.S. standards and give the FDA new enforcement powers to monitor these programs and stop shipments from suppliers that don't follow the rules.

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Free Health Screening Saturday

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Five separate screenings will be offered including eye acuity, hearing, blood pressure, blood sugar and field of vision.

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Topeka Advocates Look To Bring ADA Home

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The Topeka Independent Living Resource Center celebrated the passage of the ADA Friday with friends and community leaders.

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Feeling Blue? Coffee May Slash Suicide Risk

Updated: 07/26/2013 - A new study showed that people who drank more than four cups of coffee daily had over a 50 percent lower chance of taking their own lives than those who drank less than one cup.

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Stormont-Vail Earns Recognition For Cardiac Care

Posted: 07/25/2013 - Officials from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas recognized Stormont-Vail health care with a "Blue Distinction Center" designation for cardiac care.

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