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States Aiming to Promote Healthy Eating Through Sales Taxes Often Miss the Target

Posted by dlife on Mon, Jan 21, 13, 04:44 PM 0 Comment

December 18, 2012 (Newswise) — Increasing sales taxes on sugary foods to promote healthier food choices among grocery store shoppers is unlikely to be effective because many consumers are unaware of the tax differences on food items sold in grocery stores, according to a new study by RTI International and Cornell University.

The study, published in the American

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Cutting ‘Hidden’ Salt Could Lower Nation’s Blood Pressure

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

September 1, 2009 (Newswise) - Many people think twice before adding a dash of salt to their food, but dont realize that the majority of dietary sodium comes from packaged foods and eating out, according to a new study.Reducing sodium intake to recommended levels could result in 11.1 million fewer cases of high blood pressure each year and reduce health care costs by as much as $18 billion as an added benefit, say researchers led by Kartika Palar, a doctoral fellow at Pardee

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FDA Warns About Stolen Insulin: Update to June Alert

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

August 26, 2009 (FDA) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding the public that stolen vials of the long-acting insulin Levemir made by Novo Nordisk Inc. still may be on the market.Evidence gathered to date suggests that the stolen insulin was not stored and handled properly and may be dangerous for people to use. The FDA has received multiple reports of patients who suffered an adverse event due to poor control of glucose levels after using a vial from one of the stolen lots.When

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