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It's Time to Look at Health Risks in a New Light, Authors Say

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It's Time to Look at Health Risks in a New Light, Authors Say

How solid is the link between high cholesterol and heart disease? Do regular screening tests for breast and prostate cancer lead to far fewer deaths from these diseases? How safe is the water we drink and the air we breathe? How should we interpret the daily flood of news reports on sometimes contradictory medical studies?.


By Johns Hopkins University,USA.


Health Policy Resource.


Burger King and Wendy's Fries Flunk Trans Fat Test in New York City

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Burger King and Wendy's Fries Flunk Trans Fat Test in New York City

WASHINGTON—Though New York City now requires restaurants to use trans-fat-free frying oils, Burger King and Wendy’s are still serving New Yorkers French fries with more trans fat than is safe to consume in an entire day, according to new test results. McDonald’s French fries in New York City are virtually trans-free and have the least saturated fat of the three chains as well.


By CSPI,USA.


Health Resource.


More Teens Choosing Liquor over Beer?

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More Teens Choosing Liquor over Beer?

Startling research, published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows that more teens are drinking hard liquor than beer. This is a huge victory for liquor marketers. But it is scary and ominous news for parents and public health professionals, who should rightly be concerned by the liquor industry’s successful campaign to make booze more attractive to kids.


By CSPI,USA.


Health Resource.