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London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced a ban on junk food advertisements across the city's transportation network on Friday. The new rules will take effect on Feb. 25, 2019. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Getting physical activity every day can help maintain health throughout your life. Ronnie Kaufman/Larry Hirshowitz/Getty Images/Blend Images hide caption

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New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less

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Physical Activity Guidelines To Change For The First Time In 10 Years

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Taking fish oil supplements to prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer may not be effective, a new study suggests. Cathy Scola/Getty Images hide caption

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Vitamin D And Fish Oil Supplements Mostly Disappoint In Long-Awaited Research Results

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The sweetened beverage industry has spent millions to combat soda taxes and support medical groups that avoid blaming sugary drinks for health problems. Melissa Lomax Speelman/Getty Images hide caption

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Shoppers who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program may find it harder to use their benefits to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables at farmers markets like this one in Minneapolis, Minn., while the goverment changes contractors. Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A McDonald's billboard in St. Paul, Minn., advertises in the Hmong language. A new study of first- and second-generation Hmong and Karen immigrants finds their gut microbiomes changed soon after moving to the U.S. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Food assistance recipients spend about 10 percent of their food budget on sugary drinks, while the rest of the population spends about 7 percent. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A New Prescription For Depression: Join A Team And Get Sweaty

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Allagash employees Salim Raal, left, and Brendan McKay stack bottles of Golden Brett, a limited release beer fermented with a house strain of Brettanomyces yeast. The Maine brewery recently installed solar panels as part of its sustainability initiatives. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Fried chicken and mac and cheese: A study suggests Southern cuisine may be at the center of a tangled web of reasons why black people in America are more prone to hypertension than white people. Robert Manella/Getty Images hide caption

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