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Monsanto wages legal fight against California's carcinogenic designation of its product.

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Nutritionally-poor and unhealthy snacks have become increasingly present in television advertisements within the past five years, despite promises to regulate youth exposure to sugary, high-calorie food. A new report on marketing and snack food nutrition has found that Hispanic and black youth are disproportionate viewers of ads promoting unhealthy savory and sweet snacks.

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"Eat everything in moderation" may be bad advice according to research produced by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. In fact, adhering to the old saying may result in a larger waist line, the development of diabetes and poor metabolic health.

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Decreasing the amount sugar in obese children's diet could reduce diseases associated with metabolic syndrome in as few as 10 days, according to a new study. The research suggests that sugar calories may be "metabolically harmful," impacting weight and health more than other calories.

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services revealed medical insurance premiums for 37 states without a state-based marketplace exchange will see an average 7.5 percent increase on basic plans.

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Chemicals emitted from older furniture and dollar store products can cause serious health problems, most often affecting children from black and Latino households.

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Neighborhood green space and natural environments populated with trees can greatly improve health.

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The American Journal of Public Health published a report on weight loss and obesity, which asserts that very few obese individuals will reach a normal weight or keep of fany lost pounds if they manage to lose the weight.

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Diabetes, the group of metabolic diseases defined by problems producing or using insulin, has overwhelmed the South American nation Chile. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 1.7 million Chileans have diabetes, which exceeds the global average.

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The U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling against the plaintiffs in the King vs. Burwell case provided security for many of the 4.2 million Latinos who have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also commonly referred to as Obamacare.

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U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell reiterated the Obama administration's policy that there is no is backup plan if the Supreme Court, removes a vital provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred to as Obamacare.

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California lawmakers agreed to invest millions for the state’s immigrant population, from health care, education, legal services and community integration.

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More than six million Americans may lose their health insurance pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision, but President Barack Obama is confident the highest court in the country will rule in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Brain-based physical education and activities can improve attention span, memory and time spent on a task. Also, it can help to develop innate capacity for achievement, wellbeing and health. An innovative brain-body program that practices Dahn Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and various other physical and mental activities has proven that it can strengthen individuals and communities.

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A lengthy study that involved 50 years of observation has come to an end; and it's yielded definitive results about nature vs. nurture, settling a several century-long debate that started as early as 1690 when philosopher John Locke coined the term tabula rasa ("blank slate") in the work "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding."

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Washington D.C. is the most physically active major city in America. And the city that ranks dead last is the 'Crossroads of America,' Indianapolis.

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