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'Mindless Eating' is a nourishing read
.... Find smaller dishes and containers; when you are finished
or can see the end is near, you are more likely to stop. In one creative experiment the Cornell guru devised a "bottomless soup bowl" for his unsuspecting student guinea pigs. One group ate from a contraption tied to tubes under the table, which refi...
Drug labels are prescriptions for mistakes
...s supposed to refill the prescription as soon as I finished
each bottle. Davis recommends that physicians provide specific instructions to patients about how to take the medicine. For example, saying take one pill at 8:00 a.m. and one pill at 8:00 p.m. is better than saying take one pill every 12 hours, w...
Even slight holiday weight gain can set stage for obesity, health risks
... Walk an extra lap around the mall, even if youve finished
Avian influenza on people's minds
...properly, a person cannot get sick from eating the finished
product. According to the USDA, poultry and egg products should be cooked to the minimum safe internal temperature of 165 F. However, even if consumers can be convinced that proper cooking kills the avian influenza virus, getting them to act on th...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...ence between the linear accelerator and MRI. A finished
prototype is expected by December 2007. According to the researchers, the machine will improve the accuracy of radiation treatments for solid tumors, thereby reducing side effects. In addition, it could improve treatment for lung and prostate cancers...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...ent Center preschool were: More likely to have finished
high school (71.4 percent vs. 63.7 percent) and to be attending four-year colleges (14.7 percent vs. 10 percent) More likely to have health insurance coverage (70.2 percent vs. 61.5 percent) Less likely to be arrested for a felony (16.5 percent vs...