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Olive oil is among foods that are most likely to be sold under false claims -- often diluted -- says a watchdog group. / Photo Disc

Your Thursday morning health roundup:

Faked food: Is your olive oil diluted? Is your honey the real thing? A non-profit group that tracks food fraud -- cases where sellers use deceptive substitution, adulteration, dilution or mislabeling of goods for a profit --says reports of faked foods are rising. The most frequently involved foods are olive oil, milk, saffron, coffee and honey, says the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). (CNN)

Migraine triggers: Triggers such as bright light exposure and intense exercise may play a smaller role in migraine than many sufferers suspect, say researchers who tested a couple of suspected triggers in a small group of patients and found that few developed symptoms. (Time)

Condom sense: People enjoy sex with condoms about as much sex without condoms, finds a new nationally representative study of men and women. Worth noting: the research was funded by a condom company. (The Atlantic)

Today's talker: Is social pressure and stigma -- even shaming -- the right way to get obese people to lose weight? While most experts say such methods are both unkind and ineffective, one prominent ethicist says a little fat-shaming might be needed to attack the nation's weight problem, NBC News reports. In a paper published this week, Daniel Callahan, a senior research scholar and president emeritus of The Hastings Center, wrote that what worked for former smokers like him might work for overweight people: "The campaign to stigmatize smoking was a great success."



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