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Study: Calorie-based taxing for sugary drinks a good option

As discussion about taxes on sugary drinks increases, a study found calorie-based taxing could be the most effective option.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 05:51am EDT

Tags: sugary drinks, soda

Studies: Low vitamin D levels contribute to disease risk

A little extra time in the sun could help reduce the likelihood of contracting some diseases, according to new research.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:17am EDT

Tags: vitamin D, supplement, health, sunlight, vitamins

The formula for happiness: 48:40:12

The pursuit of happiness, both as individuals and as a culture, is a never-ending quest that can all-too-often result in frustration and disappointment. But social scientists have nailed down the formula of bliss.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 10:19am EST

Tags: Arthur Brooks, happiness,


Pumpkin? What's really behind your favorite fall taste

Your favorite fall-related flavor is in just about everything this time of year. But what really creates that delectable taste in your pumpkin-flavored coffee, candy or cookie?

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 12:17pm EST

Tags: Pumpkin,

Report: CIA pays AT&T millions for call data

The CIA is paying AT&T $10 million a year for records of phone calls placed on its vast network overseas -- even if one end of a conversation happens in the U.S., according to The New York Times.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 08:56am EST

Tags: CIA, AT&T, Kristi King,

Most military sex assault victims are men

Sexual assaults in the military now are being acknowledged as a recurring, cultural issue that must be addressed.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: sexual assault in the military,

NRC: U.S. nuclear plants are 'operating safely' despite ex-chair's concerns

The former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says none of the country's 104 reactors is safe.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 10:23am EDT

Tags: Nuclear Regulatory Commission,

How June Cleaver maintained a healthy weight

A new study gives women insights into how the number of hours they spend on house work might be affecting their waistlines.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 06:46am EST

Tags: weight, obesity, chores, housework, del walters

Artist campaigns for a Thanksgiving Day eel

It's slimy, fatty and at least one person thinks it should be coming to a Thanksgiving table near you.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:20am EST

Tags: eel, Thanksgiving, Brennan Haselton

Zillow will list pre-market foreclosed homes is making it easier for potential homebuyers to find unlisted properties that are bank-owned and those that are in the foreclosure process.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 08:28am EST

Tags: Zillow, veronica robinson,

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