Los Angeles — A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that pomegranate juice seller Pom Wonderful falsely claimed in its advertising that its products could treat heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction.
By Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times
January 26, 2015 6 a.m.
Middle-aged white men — not teenagers — made up the majority of alcohol poisoning deaths in the United States from 2010 to 2012, according to a report by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By DERRICK NUNNALLY, Associated Press
January 20, 2015 4:21 p.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington has become the latest state to join the fight over whether to outlaw the unauthorized recording of farm practices after a bill introduced in a House committee on Tuesday drew wide-ranging criticism.
By Christie Aschwanden, special to The Washington Post
January 19, 2015 6 a.m.
The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular paleo diets.
By Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post
January 12, 2015 6 a.m.
Experts rightfully caution against relying on miracle diet drugs, but a new study offers a novel approach that bears watching. Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif., reported recently that they have developed a compound that tricks the metabolism into responding as if a meal has been eaten, causing it to burn fat to make room for new calories.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press
January 8, 2015 12:32 p.m.
WASHINGTON — You've heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new advice about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government's upcoming dietary guidelines for healthy eating.