It's one thing to track your heart rate, pulse or other movements with a smart watch or other consumer electronics, researchers say, but quite another to rely on the device to diagnose a disease.
Despite a push in recent years for healthier snacks and more exercise for U.S. kids, the prevalence of obesity is still too high, pediatricians say.
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Magdalena Neuner of Germany enjoys a glass of Erdinger nonalcoholic beer after a medal ceremony at the biathlon world championships in Ruhpolding, Germany, in 2012. Today's Olympians have been swept up in a new trend largely emerging from Bavaria: nonalcoholic athletic recovery beers.
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The Food and Drug Administration has started testing randomly selected fresh herbs and prepared guacamole. So far, the agency has found dangerous bacteria in 3 percent to 6 percent of the samples it tested.
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Sales of McDonald's new soy-based patty have far surpassed estimates in Sweden, where half the population says it's interested in more vegetarian options. Are diners just curious or truly lovin' it?
Gary Nabhan holds white tepary beans grown at his home in Patagonia, Ariz. Nabhan believes that drought-tolerant teparies could become a solution for growing food in a hotter and drier Arizona.