Salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers continues to spread

The multistate salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico continues to sicken people across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent case count (as of Oct. […]

Saving millions with sodium reduction

Washington state could save $432 million in health care costs if its residents would reduce their salt intake by half of a teaspoon per day. A new analysis by the Center […]

Xtreme eating “dishonorees”

One meal from Red Lobster, paired with its trademarked margarita, contains 3,600 calories and four days’ worth of sodium – a feat that earned the meal the top spot among […]

Put a hot dog on it

Pizza Hut confirmed today its newest pizza crust will be made of little crust-wrapped hot dogs. Last month, Carl’s Jr. unveiled its “Most American Thickburger” – a burger topped with a […]

Survey says: Local stores offering better choices for youth

The Hudson’s Bay High School Prevention Club surveyed neighborhood stores about the messages they send to youth and found promising results – and plenty of areas for improvement. The Clark County […]

Say ‘No’ to the Pasta Pass

Olive Garden is offering Never Ending Pasta Passes for 1,000 pasta-lovers willing to shell out $100 for the seven-week pass. Don’t do it. Just. Say. No. The Pasta Pass gets Olive Garden […]

The breakfast debate

Researchers are questioning whether breakfast really helps with weight loss. Two trials tested the merits of the most important meal of the day and were published in the August issue of […]

Skip ramen for heart health

If you want to keep your heart healthy, skip the instant noodles. A study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that instant noodles aren’t good for the heart, especially if […]

Hold the salt

A review of meals from the top restaurant chains found restaurants have decreased the amount of sodium in their meals slightly but progress has been slow and unsteady. The Center for […]

Kids’ cereals: Sugar by the pound

It’s no surprise that some kids’ cereals contain a lot of sugar. But just how much sugar do they contain? According to a report by the Environmental Working Group, children’s cereals […]

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