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Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

By Andrew Taylor | May 19
The U.S. sugar industry on Thursday won an easier-than-expected victory over food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers trying to rewrite the government's much-criticized sugar program.

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

By Linda A. Johnson | May 19
U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.

Lovato has Concert Activities for Mental Health Awareness

Lovato has Concert Activities for Mental Health Awareness

By John Carucci | May 18
Demi Lovato, who says that she "thrives" with bipolar disorder, held what can be described as one-hour therapy sessions for a few hundred fans before she taking the stage.

Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

By Jill Colvin and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 18
The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers.

Health Officials Say: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have Diarreah

Health Officials Say: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have Diarreah

By Mike Stobbe | May 18
Health officials say hotel pools and hot tubs are a major source of the stomach bugs people get from swimming. And they're reminding people with diarrhea to stay out of pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds.

Celebrities Bring Awareness to Mental Health Issues

Celebrities Bring Awareness to Mental Health Issues

By John Carucci | May 17
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. And "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds has acknowledged dealing with anxiety disorder.

Zoës Kitchen Launches National Whole30 Partnership

Zoës Kitchen Launches National Whole30 Partnership

May 16
Zoës Kitchen, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant group, has announced its partnership as the only national Whole30 approved Mediterranean restaurant.

Young Adults Feel Stress of Long-Term Care

Young Adults Feel Stress of Long-Term Care

By Emily Swanson | May 16
Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Singing the Blues: Study of Pop Music Finds Rise in Sadness

Singing the Blues: Study of Pop Music Finds Rise in Sadness

By Mark Kennedy | May 16
A study of hundreds of thousands of popular songs over the past three decades has found a downward sonic trend in happiness and an increase in sadness, as the chirpy band Wham! gave way to the moody Sam Smith.

3 Black Doctors Detail Journey to Success in New Book

3 Black Doctors Detail Journey to Success in New Book

By Chevel Johnson | May 15
Their early lives, college struggles, and victories are chronicled in "Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success."

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