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Nutritionist: Pizza for Breakfast Is Healthier Than You Might Think

Nutritionist: Pizza for Breakfast Is Healthier Than You Might Think

Amer said that the average slice of pizza and a bowl of cereal with whole milk contain almost the same amount of calories, but pizza packs a larger protein punch. Plus, she points out that many pizzas aren't exactly lacking in sugar. The dietitian reviewed five different brands and found that they were full of questionable ingredients, in addition to fat and calories.


Blood test for Alzheimer's shows early promise

Blood test for Alzheimer's shows early promise

The study was based on 252 Australian and 121 Japanese patients aged 60 to 90 years of age, some classed as cognitively normal, others with mild cognitive impairment and some with Alzheimer's. "Not everyone with amyloid in their brains will turn out to have dementia, and not everyone who has dementia will be found to have amyloid in their brains".


New York State Prison Inmates Receiving Free Tablet Computers

New York State Prison Inmates Receiving Free Tablet Computers

According to DOCCS, JPay will get money from transactions that happen via the tablets (ebooks, music, videos). New York's Department of Corrections and Community Supervision will receive the tablets for inmates as part of a deal with JPay, a company that specializes in corrections-related services, a DOC spokesperson said.


CDC Director Resigns After Tobacco Stock Trades

CDC Director Resigns After Tobacco Stock Trades

Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in a definitive time period. Politico reported Tuesday that Fitzgerald purchased between $1,000 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco , one of the largest tobacco companies in the world, on August 8.


Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women

Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women

Results from a new national poll, commissioned by CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), reveal that while American women are increasingly aware of the dangers of heart disease and recognize it as the #1 killer of women, few acknowledge their personal risk factors that contribute to heart disease.


More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

But there's one weapon in your arsenal against this year's flu season; the flu vaccine. Its impact can be severe in some cases, especially among seniors, young children, pregnant women and people with underlying medical conditions, according to the CDC.