Who says you can't eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew

NEW YORK (AP) — So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn'...

The Latest: France names reserves for Tonga RWC match

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 15 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. One day after naming his starting XV, France head coach Jacques Brune...

Surge in players seeking mental health treatment in England

Dropping in on football clubs across England to speak to players, Michael Bennett poses a question he already know the answers to. “How many of you look after the physical aspects of...

The Latest: Deysel starting for Namibia against New Zealand

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 15 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Johan Deysel is fit to start and captain Namibia against New Zealand...

Anti-doping theme a weekend focus in Japan: Keep Rugby Clean

TOKYO (AP) — The anti-doping message will be spelled out clearly at the Rugby World Cup this weekend when all 620 players as well as match officials and management of all 20 teams wear their Keep Rugb...

Binge eating videos find big audience, even for weight loss

NEW YORK (AP) — While trying to lose weight, Becky Beach found assistance in an unlikely place: thousands of online videos featuring people binging on massive amounts of ramen, burgers, chicken wings ...

Hunger on campus: How college students can get help

When college students paying their own way have a financial hiccup, they have to make hard choices about how to spend their limited funds — and some turn to their food budget to close a gap. ...

How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

NEW YORK (AP) — An international team of researchers is questioning the advice to limit red and processed meats, saying the link to cancer and heart disease is weak. Their conclusion...

City gardens, public produce stands ease 'food desert' woes

ATLANTA (AP) — On his way home, Darnell Eleby paused before boarding the commuter train in Atlanta's Five Points station and maneuvered his wheelchair to a stop not seen on many mass transit platforms...

Americans love snacks. What does that mean for their health?

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 ...

Taipei Dept. of Health offers healthy BBQ tips for Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As barbecuing has become a popular pastime of families in Taiwan during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, Taipei Department of Health (DOH) has offered the public timely tips fo...

Ju Percussion Group founder gives speech at Taiwan’s MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ju Tzong-Ching (朱宗慶), the founder and artistic director of the Ju Percussion Group, was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MOFA) Department of NGO Internatio...

Victims of Texas, Ohio shootings included parents, students

Nearly 1,600 miles (2,575 kilometers) apart, the cities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, have been united in grief and pain by a pair of shootings that left more 30 people dead. I...

Shooting victims include a mom who died protecting her baby

In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 othe...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 30 The Chicago Tribune on a tactic some wealthy parents used to secure...