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Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. said a survey it funded found that nearly 8 million U.S. residents purchased its products in a recent three-month period. The study, performed by the Nielsen Co., came as Herbalife fights a hedge-...
To hear Republicans — and some Democrats — in Congress talk, you'd think food-stamp dollars just disappear into a black hole. The prevailing debate in the Senate and House versions of the farm bill, which contains funding for food stamps...
Proposed legislation to remove junk food and sugar-loaded drinks from vending machines at California state office buildings and on government property is intensifying debate about when the battle against obesity becomes a gateway to "nanny state" tactics....
Herbalife Ltd. has now notched 17 consecutive quarters in which its profits sailed past Wall Street projections. The Los Angeles nutritional products company told investors Monday that earnings during the first three months of the year climbed nearly...
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Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts' expectations and its own guidance. The company reported earnings of $118.8 million, or $1.10 a share, up from...
Tags: Earnings, KPMG, Fraud, Mutual Funds, Finance
For Dr. Antronette K. Yancey, a UCLA public health professor, exercise could be fun and done in short bursts in the workplace, schools and even places of worship. Her campaign to urge people to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives led to...
Ninety-one percent of thousands of children’s meals at the biggest restaurant chains don’t meet standards set by the National Restaurant Assn.’s own initiative for healthful kids’ meals, a study out Thursday from a nutrition...
Danni Allen said she spent the last several months visualizing herself winning Season 14 of "The Biggest Loser." She imagined what it would feel like stepping on the scale for one last time. She imagined feeling the confetti raining down on her, signaling...
Stock spotlight is a new weekly feature that will profile a notable, public company. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Herbalife: A caption for a photo with the Stock Spotlight column in the Feb. 25 Section A said customers were participating in an...
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When people think of hunger, they might picture a starving Third World child. The makers of the new documentary "A Place at the Table" suggest the face of undernourishment can be found much closer to home: Tens of millions of U.S. citizens go to bed...
Herbalife International says it's all about helping people "pursue healthy, active lives." UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine likes to think of itself as being in the forefront of medical research and modern healthcare. But the curious relationship...
Perhaps the next time you see your doctor, he might finish the visit with a reminder to take a medication and a conversation about cooking salmon. In a “teach the teachers” experiment, healthcare professionals have been learning to cook as...
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