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Americans love snacks. What does that mean for bad health, rise in obesity?

Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity. Eating habits in the U.S. have changed significantly in recent decades, and packaged bars, chips and sweets have spread into every corner of life. In the late 1970s, about 40 percent of American adults said they… Read More »

CISOs report cyberattacks on the rise in healthcare

The vast majority of healthcare organizations said they have seen an increase in cyberattacks over the past year, according to a new survey of 20 chief information security officers. What happened? The study, conducted by cybersecurity technology vendor Carbon Black, found two thirds of surveyed healthcare organizations said cyberattacks have become more sophisticated over the… Read More »

Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »