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Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch
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Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our brains may have a system for making us want to munch, with neurons motivating us to eat. Read »

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Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Dallas Fiancee of Ebola Victim Pens Memoir

Dallas Fiancee of Ebola Victim Pens Memoir

Louise Troh, the fiancee of the first Ebola victim in the U.S., Thomas Eric Duncan, hopes "My Spirit Took You... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Unusual Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Cause

Unusual Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Cause

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Blue Bell to Begin

Blue Bell to Begin "Intensive Cleaning" at Facilities

Blue Bell Ice Cream will begin an intensive cleaning program and training Monday at its four production facilities... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
North Texas Bracing for Mosquito Season

North Texas Bracing for Mosquito Season

North Texas is bracing for a busy mosquito season, but all the heavy rain may hold it off for a while. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Researchers found giving young children small doses of insulin may work to prevent type-1 diabetes. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Another Study Shows Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

Another Study Shows Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

A new study takes a special look at high-risk children with older siblings diagnosed with autism to show that... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Using Juicers to Make Healthy Drinks

Using Juicers to Make Healthy Drinks

Consumer Reports tested more than a dozen juicers to find out which are worth trying and which you should forget. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Bird Flu Redux: Scourge Wiping Out Millions of Chickens

Bird Flu Redux: Scourge Wiping Out Millions of Chickens

Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
10 Listeria Illnesses Now Linked to Blue Bell: CDC

10 Listeria Illnesses Now Linked to Blue Bell: CDC

Federal regulators say they're now aware of 10 listeria illnesses linked to ice cream and other products made by... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Q&A: What is Listeria?

Q&A: What is Listeria?

Wondering just what the listeria bacteria is and how you can protect against it in your home? Read this. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Recall Roundup: Nuts, Sweet Bites and Dressing

Recall Roundup: Nuts, Sweet Bites and Dressing

Five recalls are making news Monday, three involving nuts and one involving a dressing that may be contaminated with... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

An HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana that is related to abuse of intravenous prescription drugs, has now reached... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
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