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    Caramel Color in Soda Poses Cancer Risk

    Drinking soda like cola that contains caramel color may increase the risk of cancer above the accepted threshold of one extra case in every 100,000 individuals because the chemical process during the manufacture of the caramel coloring produces a carcinogen known as 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI), suggests an analysis from Consumer Reports. One of the oldest and […] More

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    Minimum Age Kids Can Be Unsupervised at Home by State

    There have been numerous stories in the news lately about parents who leave their children home alone. Parents engage in “free range” parenting when they go to work, head to the grocery store,¬†and while running other errands. In many cases, those parents truly believe that their children were capable of watching themselves for several hours. […] More