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How long will it take to burn off these calories?: The controversial next step in nutrition labeling

According to scientists, Brits consume, on average, 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone. So, in an experiment published last year in the British Medical Journal, U.K. researchers explored whether providing people with the amount of exercise required to burn off the calories in, say, a single piece of mincemeat pie (21 minutes of running) or… Read More »

Why the medicine you take could actually be bad for your health – New Scientist

Rushing medicines to market is supposed to help people in need. But relying on lower standards of evidence may ultimately cause more harm than good. Health 27 November 2019 By Jessica Hamzelou Tassii/Getty Images WEEKS before their due date, some women find themselves stunned, peering through glass at their baby, a tiny body covered in… Read More »

Why healthcare organizations should take a fresh look at online posts

For the first time, a medical practice received a HIPAA fine as a result of an online post. The settlement provides a clear lesson on the limitations of social media for healthcare organizations and the need to carefully consider what information will be posted before clicking submit. The resolution agreement resolving the issue reveals that… Read More »