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Calorie schmalorie: A calorie is NOT just a calorie

In 1918, when Lulu Hunt Peters published her best-selling “Diet and Health: With Key to the Calories,” she was offering American women her personal solution to being overweight. After Peters earned her medical degree from Berkeley in 1908, she decided to use calorie counting and self-control to cure her lifelong struggle with obesity. Her solution helped her shed 32 kilograms (70.5 pounds!) and America’s hard-to-shake belief that a calorie is a calorie is a calorie was launched.

Health & Fitness

Vaccination safety — no question about it

After we noticed the safety of vaccines here in the U.S. being called into question, we wanted to let YOU know the facts: Not only is the quality and integrity of your vaccines held to the highest standards, but every year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention goes to great lengths to provide an easy-to-follow, appropriate vaccine schedule that’s as safe as possible for children, adolescents and adults.

Videos

Pasta might not wreck your diet after all

Maybe you don’t have to avoid the pasta salad at your picnic after all. A registered dietician discusses a recent study that indicates eating pasta is associated with a lower body mass index.
Cleveland Clinic News Service
Pasta might not wreck your diet after all 3:14

Pasta might not wreck your diet after all

Jason Wanlass: Anti-rotation core exercises 5:00

Jason Wanlass: Anti-rotation core exercises

Do we live in one of America’s unhealthiest states? 1:53

Do we live in one of America’s unhealthiest states?

Cases of carbon monoxide poisoning rise when temperatures drop 1:20

Cases of carbon monoxide poisoning rise when temperatures drop