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California now requires coffee to be sold with a cancer warning — and Starbucks and other companies are fighting back

Coffee shops in California, including Starbucks and coffee-selling gas stations, need to post labels about potential cancer-causing chemicals in coffee, a California judge ruled at the end of March.<p>Coffee companies including Starbucks are now fighting back against that decision.<p>The Council for …

Coffee

Losing Your Period Because of Exercise Is a Bad Sign

Meredith Vogel lost her period when she was 22.<p>As a college student, she worked out for about half an hour on an elliptical machine four or five …

How your gut can make you seem smarter than you really are

We've all been hungry — or even "hangry" — at one point in our lives, but is there a scientific explanation for this phenomenon? And might there be …

Research

How does fiber prevent weight gain?

By promoting the growth of gut bacteria, dietary fiber could prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome, and unwanted changes in the intestine, according to …

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

Ob/Gyns Explain That Stuff in Your Underwear at the End of the Day

There’s a universal truth that all people with a vagina know, but rarely talk about: At the end of the day, there’s going to be some <i>stuff</i> in the …

Women's Health

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

How Much Fish Oil Do You Really Need? Ten Steps To Optimize Fat Intake | Poliquin Article

Getting the right amount of fish oil and the other essential fatty acids (EFAs) in your diet can help achieve a long list of vital health effects, …

Nutrition

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness