Beet Read: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Posted on March 15, 2012


English: iPads offer a variety of software

In terms of mobile healthcare solutions, using iPads with software made for a full-screen computer can pose a surprisingly “significant threat to patient safety,” 
when doctors can’t view the whole screen they’re meant to see.

Omega-3’s are good for your eyes, even with relatively low doses and especially for preventing macular degeneration in older populations.

Marion Nestle recaps 5 policy fixes for the Standard American Diet, because governments “have often been indifferent to what kind of calories are on offer, at what price, to whom they are accessible, and how they are marketed.” Leaving our menus up to ConAgra clearly isn’t working.

Vitamin-enriched Sprite might be on it’s way as researchers have figured out how to keep added nutrients stable in clear beverages.

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