FDA urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Food and Drug Administration may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how more…

Air pollution from grilled burgers worse than trucks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KCBC-TV) A UC Riverside study found that commercially cooked hamburgers cause more air pollution than diesel trucks. The study, which focused on commercial charbroilers found in burger restaurants, more…

Tax penalty to hit nearly 6 million uninsured

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Nearly 6 million Americans — most of them in the middle class — will face a tax penalty for not carrying medical coverage once President Barack more…

Scalia 'furious' at Roberts vote on Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEHILL) — Jeffrey Toobin's latest book portrays Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as increasingly cranky and partisan — and infuriated with Chief Justice John Roberts over the court's more…

Boy critical after collapsing at football practice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AJC) — A Walton County youth remained in an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after collapsing during football practice Monday afternoon. Brant Rawls, a spokesman for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta more…

Students strike against federal lunch rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JSONLINE) — By 7 a.m. Monday, senior Nick Blohm already had burned about 250 calories in the Mukwonago High School weight room. He grabbed a bagel and a more…

U.S. obesity rates to soar by 2030

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — If Americans stick to their eating and exercise habits, future historians will look back on the early 21st century as a golden age of svelte. The more…

Family saves 8 drowning children from lake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE OREGONIAN) After a shrill beep and jarring vibration from his pocket, Gaston Fire Chief Roger Mesenbrink reached for his pager.  "DROWNING. SW WEST SHORE DR." It was more…