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Pseudoscience and seductive headlines worked their black magic in 2014, enticing people to follow one misguided food fad after another. However, 2015 holds more

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's first authoritative report on smoking and health, rightly considered a landmark in public

In the 19th century, many African-Americans brought in the New Year with Hoppin' John -- a dish made with black-eyed peas and collard greens,

Dear Surgeon General, We need your help, Vivek Murthy. You're now our nation's top doctor and we need you. Sugar is a problem. We love

As you're simmering your cranberries with sweetness this holiday season, you can thank Mother Nature for their astringent qualities. The compounds that produce the cranberry's

Travel through Northern California and signs of the severe drought are everywhere. In suburban Healdsburg, front lawns are dead, flowers faded, home vegetable gardens