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How Parents Can Help in the Fight against Childhood Obesity

A growing concern in today’s society is the prevalence of childhood obesity, a problem that may be even bigger than previously speculated. Recent reports from the American College of Sports Medicine indicate that the already staggering numbers of childhood obesity are actually underreported. Parents are a crucial element in fighting the battle against this problem, as Continue Reading

Harvard affiliate apologizes for promoting “weak” study linking aspartame to cancer

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard affiliate, is now backing away from its decision earlier this week to promote a paper linking aspartame and cancer, saying the evidence was “weak.” The study, titled “Consumption of Artificial Sweetener and Sugar Containing Soda and the Risk of Lymphoma and Leukemia in Men and Women,”  was in direct contrast Continue Reading