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Coke Exec on 'Adversarial' Ties with Critics

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Nov 28
Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hoping to change its "adversarial" relationship with public health advocates.

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

HEALTH | By Blake Beckcom | Nov 15
The following tips will help you fend off that holiday weight gain so that you won't end this season with a New Year's resolution to lose those added holiday pounds!

Rite Aid Adds Prescription Analysis to Genetic Test Lineup

PERSONAL TECH | By Tom Murphy | Nov 15
Rite Aid is giving patients a chance to peek over their doctor's shoulder with genetic tests that help determine the effectiveness of some prescriptions.

Rings and Pacifiers: Health Gadgets Get Sophisticated

PERSONAL TECH | By Matt Huuhtanen | Nov 14
After the smartphone and fitness bracelet, here comes the smart ring. And the smart pacifier, and smart rollator.

Virtual Doctor Visits Offer Convenience, Lower Costs

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 9
When you're coming down with a cold, there are a few items you typically reach for to start feeling better. Your phone might soon be one of them as health care companies increasingly steer customers toward streaming video apps.

Cryotherapy Use Spreads, Though It's Unproven, Unregulated

PERSONAL TECH | By Sally Ho | Nov 7
From Japan to Europe and now in the U.S., a growing number of people are seeking cryotherapy - a treatment that subjects their bodies to cold temperatures far below those found anywhere on Earth.

Fats: To Fear or Not To Fear Them?

HEALTH | Oct 25
Researchers at Harvard's School of Public Health have new information on the effects of eating fats.

Brain Stimulation Surgery Live from the Operating Room

SCIENCE | Oct 25
For the first time on American television, doctors will perform live brain surgery on a patient who suffered years of tremors.

Young Heroin Addict Films Her Own Detox

HEALTH | Oct 23
In the past decade heroin use has more than doubled amongst young adults.

23andMe Returns with FDA-Approved Genetic Health Tests

CORPORATE | By Matthew Perrone | Oct 23
Genetic testing company 23andMe is reintroducing some health screening tools that federal regulators forced off the market more than two years ago, due to concerns about their accuracy and interpretation by customers.

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