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Healthy Headlines: Calorie Counts on Vending Machines, the Adderall Dilemma, and Flavorful Fall Spices

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Sip This: Are sugary drinks meeting their demise? In an effort to help consumers make lower-calorie choices, several soda makers will start posting their calorie counts on vending machines in 2013. Let's toast to better beverages with a  healthy smoothie. (Time)

Behind the Outbreak: After 170 people in 11 states have become sick -- and 14 have died -- from a recent fungal meningitis outbreak, health officials are linking the cases to injections of steroid medication that was contaminated in a compounding center. CNN takes a closer look at pharmaceutical compounding in the United States. (CNN)

Adderall for All: With A.D.H.D on the steady rise for the last decade, some doctors are wondering if the disorder is made up and if the medication to treat it is being handed out too loosely to kids who are under-performing in schools. (New York Times)

Hitting the Bottle: A new study says new moms are drinking more after it found that 22 percent of mothers increased their alcohol intake after they gave birth to their first child.  Get a refresher on drinking alcohol in moderation here. (The Drinks Business)

How to Spice it Up: Add more flavorful to your autumn dishes with these spice combos, including Italian, Greek, and Moroccan -- then see which recipes you can add them to. Get more fall food recipes here. (Whole Foods)

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