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California mom sues McDonald's over Happy Meals

A mother-of-two from California launched a class-action lawsuit Wednesday against McDonald's, claiming the toys given out with Happy Meals unfairly lure kids into eating unhealthy food.

Dec 16, 2010
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ADA supports national restaurant menu labeling legislation

The government's role in improving the nation's nutrition is now firmly established with nutritional labeling for restaurant meals now mandated across the United States as part of HR 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable ...

Sep 08, 2010
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Group will sue McDonald's over Happy Meal toys

(AP) -- Are the toys in your child's Happy Meal making him fat? The Center for Science in the Public Interest says they are. The Washington-based consumer advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit against McDonald's Tuesday, ...

Jun 24, 2010
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Periodic paralysis study reveals gene causing disorder

Scientists have identified a gene underlying a disease that causes temporary paralysis of skeletal muscle. The finding, they say, illustrates how investigations of rare genetic diseases can drive insights into more common ...

Jan 07, 2010
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Don't Blame Tryptophan for Thanksgiving Snooze

(PhysOrg.com) -- Blame it on the heavy meal, the alcohol, or simply the opportunity afforded by a free afternoon on a traditional holiday. Just don't blame it on the tryptophan, say experts at the University ...

Nov 20, 2009
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