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The surprisingly intense pushback against a proposed ban on school bake sales in Mass. is just the latest example of how hard it is for schools to improve their nutrition — and kids' health. 

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For people living with HIV or AIDS, nutrition is a key component of any treatment plan. With a weakened immune system, it is vital that they maintain optimum health by way of exercise and following the basics set forth in widely-accepted dietary guidelines. But living in neighborhoods where healthy food options are few and far between, with an outsize presence of fast-food outlets, can make it difficult to eat healthy.

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Counterfeit pills, direct primary care, bogus health food claims, drug-industry science and more from our Daily Briefing.

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The stories we tell about black women.

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Maternal mortality rates, healthy eating, statins for all, more nuance on HDL cholesterol and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Obamacare myths that won't die, TB patient arrested, and what's behind a recent drop in soda sales, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Why focusing on obesity is a gift for the food industry.

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AIDS in Cuba, the costs and benefits of HSAs, long-term care insurance, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Three years ago, when West Virginia was leading the nation in diabetes, the American Diabetes Association shut down its West Virginia office.

Now, officials have decided to bring the organization back to West Virginia.
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For people living with HIV or AIDS, nutrition is a key component of any treatment plan. But living in neighborhoods where healthy food options are few and far between can make it difficult to eat healthy.

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