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Yes, There's Arsenic In Your Rice. But Is That Bad?

Toddler formula and other organic rice products have surprisingly high amounts of arsenic, according to a new study. But since there's no federal standard for arsenic in food, it's impossible to say how much is OK.
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Man Has Heart Attack While Eating At The Heart Attack Grill

Slogans for Las Vegas restaurant the Heart Attack Grill include "Taste worth dying for." But the burger joint's shtick of serving "quadruple bypass" burgers collided with reality Saturday, when a patron suffered a heart attack while eating at the restaurant.
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Can A Diet Clean Out Toxins In The Body?

Dietary cleanses that promise immediate detoxification are all the rage this time of year. But experts say the body is naturally quite good at getting rid of most toxins, and doesn't need a lot of help.
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Local Eaters Launch A Gastronomic Experiment

A local start-up is trying connect Washingtonians in new ways by bringing diners into the homes of other residents for home-cooked meals.

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A Family Preserves a Treasured Tradition: "Wild Man Night"

One family keeps alive a long-standing tradition known as "Wild Man Night."

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Goodbye To The King Size: Mars To Downsize Candy Bars In 2013

Candy-maker Mars says it's setting a 250-calorie limit for all of its candy bars. That means a regular Snickers bar will lose 30 calories and the king-size bar will be no more.

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