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Nearly 33% of kids with food allergies are bullied: study

food-allergies-bullyingChildren suffering food allergies are more likely to get bullied by their peers in school, a newly published study said.

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom to celebrate Thanksgiving separately

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom to celebrate Thanksgiving separately Celebrities have hectic schedules but they are only human and for the 360 days in a year they work they surely want to have those remaining 5 or 6 days of the year all to themselves and spend special occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year with their loved ones.

Healthier School Lunches: A Hit or a Loss?

New U. S. Department of Agriculture nutrition standards bought somewhat leaner and greener school lunches to serve students with some healthier eating options like carrots, apples and fewer fatty foods on their trays in their schools too but it seems that no decision can yet be made if the plan has failed or is a hit.

NYC Fast Food Chains Following Regulations Connecting Trans Fats

Trans-FatsIn the wake of stern regulations, it has been observed that Fast-food patrons in New York City are making efforts to reducing the presence of unhealthy fat in foods. "This is just trans fat. It doesn't have any effect on calories. It doesn't mean that you can eat as much of it as you want”, said Alice Lichtenstein, a nutrition science researcher from Tufts University in Boston, while claiming that this was just a step forward.

Jewish Circumcision Can Lead To Herpes in Infants

CircumcisionA warning has been issued by the health officials in New York that the common practice undertaken during the Orthodox Jewish circumcision ceremonies in the form of oral-genital suction can leave the infants with a potentially fatal herpes virus infection. This warning comes in wake of recent reports that link 11 infants becoming infected with the herpes simplex virus type 1 since 2000 to circumcision.

Bloomberg Announces Crusade against Tobacco Industry

TobaccoAs per reports, it has been revealed that the New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has pledged to bring a decline in the number of tobacco activities across the globe. He announced at the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Singapore that his charitable foundation will be spending $220 million in four years to fight tobacco use in the world.