Weekend reads: Wine, gardening and NJ diners
Moderate female drinkers are less likely to gain weight than those who drink mineral water, according to a new study.
Women drinkers also have a lower risk of obesity than teetotallers.
As they scrambled recently to trace the source of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds around the country, investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention successfully used a new tool for the first time — the shopper cards that millions of Americans swipe every time they buy groceries.With permission from the patients, investigators followed the trail of grocery purchases to a Rhode Island company that makes salami, then zeroed in on the pepper used to season the meat.
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