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Fine as North Dakota wine
...nd Apicious Culinery Institute in Florence." For restaurants
and wineries, its important to keep a keen eye on the possible halo or shadow of wine labels. Diners, on the other hand, should be careful to not overpay for a pretty bottle....
Indoor smoking bans: Are they creating unhealthy outdoor zones for secondhand smoke?
...RANCISCOWith the growing number of smoking bans in restaurants
and bars driving smokers outside, researchers in A...ids standing shoulder to shoulder outside bars and restaurants
on weekend nights. In select areas outside certain establishments, we believe many of these young p...
Childhood obesity intervention shows promising results
...mong children. SUS also collaborated with 21 local restaurants
to develop the SUS stamp of approval, which indicates that the restaurant offers healthy menu options. "If this seems like a very large number of activities, it is" says Dr. Economos, "but we believe that it is the sum of these efforts that will...
Passive smoke in workplace increases lung cancer risk
...t have not yet legislated smoking bans in bars and restaurants
where there are high levels of environmental smoke. ...
Trans fat ban: Watch saturated fats and calories too
...tiative. Another new regulation that requires some restaurants
to provide calorie information as prominently as price might be even more important, notes Lichtenstein. "There is no biological need for trans fat and intake is associated with adverse health outcomes. However, the media attention on the trans fat ...
Significant amount of binge eating occurs in restaurants
...rivate, a significant amount of bingeing occurs in restaurants
according to a recent study published in the Nove...erman, author of the article. "The trend to eat at restaurants
continues to rise. This frequent dining out, along with the consumption of additional calories, coul...
Smoking ban associated with rapid improvement in health of bar workers
...rence with the law was high: 99 percent of bars in restaurants
and 76 percent of freestanding bars were smoke-fre...lation. Third, smoke-free laws will cause bars and restaurants
to lose money. Using sales tax and other objective financial data, studies now conclusively demonstr...
Repealing 'Blue Laws' on Sunday alcohol sales increased alcohol-related crashes and crash fatalities
...hol could only be purchased in New Mexico bars and restaurants
on Sundays. But on that date the state legislature repealed the Sunday ban on packaged alcohol sales, allowing licensed stores to sell alcohol between noon and midnight on Sundays. Advocates of the repeal argued that it would reduce alcohol-relate...
Consumer hygiene fears keep food industry on its toes
...ealth Scotland, says that many managers in hotels, restaurants
and food shops in the UK pay just as much attentio...nging from large supermarket chains to independent restaurants
and take-aways, found there was no consensus about the state of food safety and food hygiene in the ...
Survey shows many teens injured on the job
...und that the 10 most common jobs for teens were in restaurants
and fast food (1,135 of the 6,810), babysitting and lawn care (957), the family business or family farm (644), grocery stores (316), department stores (261), construction, (152), newspapers (135), hospitals, clinics and nursing homes (124), other far...
No butts about it: Unique UH database shows Texas is crushing out smoking
... over the years," Gingiss said. "The emphasis for restaurants
and businesses used to be just on ventilation, but since it has been established that there is no risk-free level of exposure to second-hand smoke, the trend is to become a completely smoke-free public place." With the recent release of the U. S. Su...
Going to church to lose weight
...ania will conduct a survey of local neighborhoods, restaurants
and supermarkets to identify what types of eating and exercise environments the study subjects deal with on a daily basis. This information will be incorporated into a summary for the participants that will include guidance on what to eat, the best ...
Bars and restaurants with regular staff meetings are less likely to sell alcohol to drunk patrons
Bars and restaurants
with regular staff meetings are less likely to sel...ing to purchase alcohol at 231 Midwestern bars and restaurants
(on-premise sites). The researchers also conducted a telephone survey of the owners and/or managers...
Politics weighs in: Obesity dominates in the former Soviet bloc
... in fat and calories. Now there are more fast food restaurants
and more and more cars." Rabin's research found the weight of women was higher and particularly associated with the economic indicators, high-fat food, city life, cars, gas prices, roads and governmental policies. "Women appear to be more susceptibl...
On World NO Tobacco Day the ESC urges governments to spread smoking bans & tax tobacco
...ecision to ban smoking in public places, including restaurants
and bars, the Italian Centre for Disease Control a... Italians said they continued to frequent bars and restaurants
as often as before and nearly 10 percent said the smoke-free environment led them to dine out more. ...
Study: Super-sizing your food takes a hidden toll on your pocketbook
...size cup to a jumbo order of fries, many fast food restaurants
let you upsize your meal for pennies -- seemingly a great value. But there's a hidden cost to those larger portions, even beyond the health consequences of gaining weight. A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison nutritional scientists has calculat...
Reducing the damage caused by cardiac arrest
...ith shopping malls at $67,690, hotels at $143,530, restaurants
and bars at $347,954, medical offices at $955,614, and stadiums and fairgrounds at $1,910,193. Valerie J. De Maio, MD, concludes, "Less than 15% of cardiac arrests occur in public venues. PAD programs that target public venues are unlikely to lead ...
Mothers use evasive action to protect sick children from smoking fathers
...w legislation covering indoor workplaces, bars and restaurants
next year. "We welcome this move, as evidence shows that public bans can encourage some people to quit smoking and this will reduce the health risks from smoking and passive smoking. "However, we also need to monitor the effect that public bans have...
Smokefree bars policy in New Zealand shows economic benefits and growing support
The introduction of a smokefree law in bars and restaurants
in New Zealand has had positive health and economic impacts. A study published recently in the open access journal BMC Public Health reveals that the proportion of smokers who reported smoking more when going out to public social venues halved follow...
Farmworkers' paradox: Stanford study shows field laborers not eating what they grow
...orked, Salinas farmworkers are eating at fast-food restaurants
where the food is high-fat but low-cost. As a result, despite long hours working in the fields, the Latino farmworkers - particularly those single, young men living in the agricultural labor camps - are facing a very American problem: obesity. "They ...