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California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

/ Jun 16, 2018

California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

California officials bucked a recent court ruling Friday and offered reassurance to concerned coffee drinkers that their fix won't give them cancer. The unprecedented action by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to propose a regulation to essentially clear coffee of the stigma that ...

U.S. blocks U.N. health panel from backing taxes on sugary drinks

Jun 7, 2018

U.S. blocks U.N. health panel from backing taxes on sugary drinks

The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on sugary drinks, forcing a World Health Organization panel to back off the U.N. agency's previous call for such taxes as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and other life-threatening conditions. The move disappointed ...

Danes seek to limit male circumcision to adults

/ Jun 3, 2018

Danes seek to limit male circumcision to adults

A Danish group says petition seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in the country has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate later this year. Lena Nyhus of the group Intact Denmark told ...