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junkfoodtax

Across many parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, hundreds of consumers have just encountered an unsettling surprise while grocery shopping: a 2% “junk food tax” was recently passed by the Navajo Nation, with the intent of reducing obesity and promoting healthier eating. Obesity isn’t just a continuous problem...

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brain

Does receiving a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in combat increase a veteran’s likelihood of developing later cognitive problems? According to a new study, there is a clear link between the two. The study, which was conducted by the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and other leading bodies in...

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Childhood-Obesity

Fed Up, a controversial new documentary on childhood obesity, points out troubling discrepancies between nutritional value and the content of most American foods. “The dietary recommendations for weight loss coming from both the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Beverage Association (formerly known as the...

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90

They are the fathers of fathers and supposed to be 90 to 100 years old. A land mark study of thousands of members of a retirement community in Southern California revealed interesting factors about longevity. Some of the factors revealed in this study are very common like smoking is...

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