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Reuters reports on the proposed changes to nutrition labels that officials believe will help "reduce obesity and combat related diseases such as diabetes." Calorie counts will be displayed more prominently and the amount of calories per serving will reflect portions that people typically consume. "The...
The New York Times reports on a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry that has found that being born to an older father may place you at greater risk for mental illness. Researchers "analyzed medical and public records of about 2.6 million people born in Sweden from 1973 to 2001." They found that...
A test that analyzes fetal DNA found in a pregnant woman’s blood proved much more accurate in screening for Down syndrome and another chromosomal disorder than the now-standard blood test, a new study has found," according to a post in The New York Times' Well blog. "The study, published on Wednesday...