January 27, 2011
Kids Fed Unhealthy Foods Learn to Prefer Them
Most preschool children
develop a taste for salt, sugar and fat at home, and quickly learn
which types of brand-name fast foods and sodas meet these
preferences, U.S. researchers say.
Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer
Here's some good news for
women ever bothered by hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms:
Your risk for breast cancer may be reduced as much as 50 percent,
researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in
FDA May Ease Up on Electroshock Devices
currently classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as
high risk for the treatment of severe depression, could be
downgraded to medium risk this year.
TV: A Sneaky Part of the Food Pyramid
David Burley was excited
about a new restaurant opening in his small Louisiana town, where
vacant storefronts have become the norm as the recession
Rep. Giffords' Intensive Rehab Under Way
Gabrielle Giffords began intensive rehabilitation therapy in
Houston Thursday, another stunning step forward for the lawmaker
who was shot in the brain earlier this month.
Babies Seem to Sense Who's Boss
Even babies seem to know
that might makes right, according to new research that suggests
infants use size as a measure to predict who will prevail when two
individuals have a conflict.