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Your Day in Health: April 8

Teen gets into 5 Ivy League schools with hysterical essay about Costco

Your Day in Health: April 8
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Your Day in Health: April 8

Teen gets into 5 Ivy League schools with hysterical essay about Costco

BI: This Essay Got a High-school Senior into 5 Ivy League Schools and Stanford

"High-school senior Brittany Stinson learned Thursday she was accepted into five Ivy League schools — Yale, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, and Cornell. She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools." Read full story.

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CNN: Should Food Labels Include Exercise “Equivalents”?

"Imagine you're choosing between two different boxes of cookies at the grocery store. One has a label informing you that you could burn off the calories in a serving by jogging for 10 minutes, while the label on the other box says you would have to jog for 20 minutes. Would that help you decide which cookie to buy?" Read full story.

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SCIENCE DAILY: Treating Sugar Addiction Like Drug Abuse

"Millions of people globally are overweight or obese and sugar is considered a major factor. Now a world-first game-changing study suggests drugs used to treat tobacco addiction could work for sugar addiction too." Read full story.

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