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Using a low-speed "treadmill desk," you can burn up to 130 calories an hour. But would you want to? Depends on whether you want to be healthy . . . or productive.
New Yorkers will see lower health care premiums with the Affordable Care Act. Then again, they have some of the highest rates around.
Corn- and soy-based snack-food ingredients receive nearly 30 times more subsidies than apples. Critics say that's throwing off the nation's nutritional balance.
The category has been a bright spot in the dismal soft drink market, but fresh claims about artificial sweeteners may change that.
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