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baby with measles

MEASLES NO MORE  The highly infectious disease, which is marked by flat red spots that can cover the body, has been eliminated from the Americas after decades of wide-spread vaccination.

spoon full of sugar

NOT SO SWEET  An influential scientific review published in the 1960s, which downplayed the role of sugar in heart disease, was written by researchers who were paid by the sugar industry.

peanut butter and jelly sandwich face down on the floor

DON’T EAT THAT  Wet foods that fall on the floor pick up bacteria quickly, a new study suggests.

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