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  • Joe's Crab Shack loads up on trans fat despite pledge, watchdog says

    Joe's Crab Shack loads up on trans fat despite pledge, watchdog says
    Artificial trans fat still lurks in our food, at least at the Joe’s Crab Shack chain, according to a health watchdog group.
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...

    New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research finds

    New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research finds
    Twenty-five years after scientists first identified the hepatitis C virus, doctors are declaring victory over an infection that afflicts more than 3 million Americans and kills more of them than HIV. In a series of clinical trial results, a new...

    Subway 'yoga mat' ingredient to be removed in a week

    Subway 'yoga mat' ingredient to be removed in a week
    After a spate of bad publicity over the use of an ingredient also used in the making of yoga mats, Subway confirmed that the chemical will be removed from all of its breads in a week. The sandwich chain earlier this year drew criticism after a food...

    Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation

    Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation
    Here's the bad news: A dietary supplement named OxyElite Pro is still apparently making people sick, more than a year after the Hawaii Department of Health was alerted to seven cases of acute hepatitis and liver failure among its users. As of last...