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Researchers say adding potassium to diet would cost average consumer extra $380 a year

SEATTLE (AP) -- A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study published Thursday that says the government should do more to help consumers eat healthier.


Minnesota-based Cargill undertakes one of largest meat recalls in history

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened dozens more. The Agriculture Department says it is one of the largest meat recalls ever.

Regulation part of expansion of women's coverage under Obama's health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Health insurance plans must cover birth control as preventive care for women, with no copays, the Obama administration said Monday in a decision with far-reaching implications for health care as well as social mores.


The studies challenge the current view that only moderate or severe brain injuries predispose people to dementia

A large study in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild brain injuries that hundreds of thousands of troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars. Even concussions seem to raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementia later in life, researchers found.


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