US President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday, freeing up federal aid to help an area affected by contaminated water, the White House said.
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Added sugars in foods should make up less than 10 percent of daily calories, said U.S. government dietary guidelines issued Thursday that for the first time urged specific limits on sweets.
Health officials on Tuesday found that the only restaurant in the southern branch of the National Palace Museum did not meet food hygiene standards. Restaurant officials stated Wednesday it had made the required improvements.
There's good news for grumpy women: Being happy apparently has no effect on how long you might live.
A healthy food for one person may lead another to gain weight, according to a study out Thursday that suggests a one-size-fits-all approach to dieting is fundamentally wrong.
Japanese researchers have developed a micro-thin thermal sensor that can be attached directly to the skin, potentially useful in monitoring the health of infants or even making sportswear more comfortable.
Tracking calories at chain restaurants in the U.S. is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries.
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC, 台灣自來水公司) said that its water supply is rigorously quality controlled to meet standards for drinking water set by the Executive Yuan's Environmental Protection Administration
Low-fat diets do not yield greater weight loss than other slimming regimes, said a study Friday, adding to the long-running debate on how best to shed extra pounds or kilos.