Over the holiday season many people consume foods and drinks that are outside of their normal diet without realizing possible harmful effects due to interactions with their medications. There are more than 2 million adverse drug reactions each year resulting in 100,000 deaths. Thomson Healthcare, has a free resource, PDRHealth.com, that anyone can use to check for interactions between drugs and food, alcohol, or tobacco products.
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Wild Blueberries have the highest cellular antioxidant activity of selected fruits tested.
For the 21 million Americans with diabetes and their families, friends, and hosts, Thanksgiving often means challenges and anxiety over what to eat and how to eat healthy.
Adding more fruits and vegetables to your next meal is now easy thanks to a new Web site from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center that offers healthful and delicious recipes searchable by the ingredients you like.
Youth gave law enforcement officers and teachers energy drinks, some with alcohol some without, to see if they can tell the difference between an energy drink containing alcohol and one without.
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'My Food Guide Online,' a Web-based interactive tool launched as part of the new Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide, is now available to Canadians to print in multiple languages.
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A roundtable of Australian Quick Serve Restaurant Industry representatives met to report on their progress in removing artificial trans fatty acids from their products.
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A new education package on how to read food labels was launched by the Parliamentary Secretary to the' Minister for Health and Aging.