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Google Developing Non-Spill Spoon For Parkinson’s Patients

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Mountain View, CA) -- Google is working on technology that will help people suffering from Parkinson's Disease eat without spilling. The Liftware spoon is designed to sense how a hand is shaking and then makes adjustments to remain balanced. Studies have shown the spoon reduced shaking by about 75 percent.

Cutting Down On Overeating This Thanksgiving

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Undated) -- There's a way to cut back on overeating this Thanksgiving. Registered Dietitian Laura Jeffers with the Cleveland Clinic recommends keeping the food in another room.   If the food is in front of you, it's a lot easier to have more than one helping. You can also trick yourself into having smaller portions…

Study Shows Yogurt Reduces Diabetes Risk

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Undated) -- Two spoonfuls of yogurt a day can significantly reduce your odds of getting diabetes. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health shows that eating 28 grams of yogurt daily can reduce your risk of developing Type Two diabetes by 18-percent. Almost 200-thousand people were studied for up to 30 years…

New Rules Require Restaurants To Label Calories

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Washington) -- Restaurant chains and large vending machine operators will now have to put calorie counts on their menus. It's one of the new rules from the Food and Drug Administration designed to make people aware of the risk of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg told reporters Monday that "Obesity…

Lung Cancer Is Nation’s Top Cancer Killer

Posted On November 25, 2014

(Undated) -- Lung cancer is the nation's most lethal disease. Doctor Peter Mazzone with the Cleveland Clinic says getting a CT scan can help catch lung cancer early.   Most lung cancer is found once it's in its later stages, and at that point it may be treatable but not curable. People between the ages…