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  • Those catchy nutrition claims on food packaging? Keep them simple, focus on calories, say experts

    Those catchy nutrition claims on food packaging? Keep them simple, focus on calories, say experts
    The multifarious symbols, icons and exclamatory nutrition claims that adorn food packaging may sell products, but a group of independent experts in nutrition and communication acknowledged Wednesday that a patchwork of "front-of-package" nutrition...
  • L-Carnitine Might Not be for You

    L-Carnitine Might Not be for You
    Read the ingredient label on any energy drink and odds are fairly good that, among other arcane items, you'll come across something called L-carnitine. Also sold in supplement form, L-carnitine is often touted as a miracle molecule that boosts energy and...
  • FDA cracks down on autism treatment

    FDA cracks down on autism treatment
    Products called chelators that are sold over the counter as treatments for autism, heart disease and other conditions are dangerous and illegal, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned in a crackdown announced Thursday. The chemicals, which help...
  • Tubby Smith remembers John Stewart, supports foundation

    Tubby Smith remembers John Stewart, supports foundation
    Through his long and storied basketball coaching career, Smith has been around quite a few special talents. He appeared in Indianapolis supporting one he never got to coach, but still holds a special place in his heart. "You're bonded with someone...
  • Gentilly Women Moves Back Home Thanks To St Bernard Project

    Gentilly Women Moves Back Home Thanks To St Bernard Project
    A Gentilly resident is back home after Hurricane Katrina forced her out. She's one of the many being helped by the St Bernard Project. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano was at her housewarming party. It's been a long journey home for Melanie McKee,...
  • Can you pass a diabetes fact versus myth test?

    Can you pass a diabetes fact versus myth test?
    The saying, "What you don't know can hurt you" couldn't be any more accurate if you or a loved one has diabetes. Due to misconceptions and a lack of knowledge about the disease, "Diabetes doesn't get the respect it deserves," said Richard M. Bergenstal,...
  • Senior Living: Normal aging

    Senior Living: Normal aging
    What is normal aging? Scientists continue to study this very question. It is known that some of our functionality declines over time such as hearing, vision, muscle mass, metabolism, even some loss of brain function. You have probably noticed these...
  • How to judge if you, or a loved one, is overweight

    How to judge if you, or a loved one, is overweight
    In theory, people should be able to glance in a mirror and see they're packing extra pounds. But 30 percent of overweight Americans think they're at a normal weight, according to a recent poll from Harris Interactive/HealthDay. Here's how to take a more...
  • Alcohol and type 2 diabetes

    Alcohol and type 2 diabetes
    You're certainly aware by now that being overweight is just one of the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes. You may also know that uncontrolled diabetes can lead to vision loss, kidney failure, amputations, heart problems, and sexual dysfunction —...
  • Welcome, neighbor

    Welcome, neighbor
    NEWPORT COAST — Kelly Perkins might be new to Laguna Beach, but she could look familiar to anyone who has turned on the television or flipped open a newspaper in the last decade. She gained international recognition in the mid-1990s as the first...
  • It's time fruit juice loses its wholesome image, some experts say

    It's time fruit juice loses its wholesome image, some experts say
    To many people, it's a health food. To others, it's simply soda in disguise. That virtuous glass of juice is feeling the squeeze as doctors, scientists and public health authorities step up their efforts to reduce the nation's girth. --------------------...