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California Lawmakers Pushing Ban On Extra-Large Sodas, Other New Regulations On Sugary Drinks"Big Gulp"-style sodas may be a thing of the past, if California lawmakers get their way.
Startup’s Lab-Grown Chicken Nugget Passes Taste TestThe future of meat production may be in a lab, and San Francisco food startup Just is on a mission to make eating well easy and sustainable.
Lawmaker Calls Anti-Vaccine Talk An Attack On Nation's HealthA California lawmaker made a public plea to make vaccinations a public health priority. 
Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study SaysResearchers say cooking, cleaning, and other household activities generate levels of pollution in the average home similar to that of a polluted major city.
The Subtle Art Of Calling In SickYou've spent the night in the bathroom after eating some questionable takeout food, and you're still feeling queasy. What are you going to tell your boss?
Study: Drinking 2 Or More Diet Beverages A Day Linked To High Risk Of Stroke, Heart AttacksMore bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.
US Regulators: Source Of Fall Romaine Outbreak A MysteryU.S. food regulators say they weren't able to identify a contamination source for a food poisoning outbreak that prompted them to warn people to avoid romaine lettuce this fall .
Women's Mental And Physical Health Improves From Hanging Out With Friends, Researchers SayResearchers cited decreased anxiety levels in participants, along with strengthened immune systems and faster illness recovery time.
Massive Insect Decline Could Have 'Catastrophic' Environmental Impact, Study SaysInsect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially "catastrophic" effect on the planet, a study has warned.
Nearly 1 In 7 US Kids And Teens Have A Mental Health Condition -- Half Go Untreated, Study SaysHalf of children with a mental health condition in the United States go without treatment, according to a new study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
Cancer Cure Just One Year Away, Scientists ClaimIsraeli scientists claim they may have finally found the cure for cancer and it will be available within a year.