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As a Foreign Service family who lived for six years in Central America, where no soda was allowed on our children's school campus, we were very surprised to discover that the highly rated Howard County schools still sell soda in vending machines. Soft...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of the existing evidence finds it to be inconclusive about whether omega-3 fatty acids taken by mothers during pregnancy boost their kids' brain development early in life. "There are so many trials where pregnant...
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
They're ba-a-ack. Habit Heroes, an Epcot attraction that aims to help kids defeat unhealthy habits, will reopen today after undergoing a complete Imagineering makeover. Following its debut last February, the attraction landed in big trouble when fat-...
Tags: Florida Hospital, Weight, Cartoons, Entertainment, Obesity
NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder. Health officials say the new number doesn't mean autism is occurring more often. But it does...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will get about $1.6 million to develop its State Health Care Innovation Plan. The state says the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation grant is part of the State Innovation Models Initiative. Funding is to...
A proposal to tax sweetened soda in California has renewed debate over the state's role in preventing obesity among its residents. State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced legislation that would levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened...
Tags: Weight, Obesity, Science and Technology
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has detailed the potential fallout in each state from budget cuts set to take effect at week's end, while congressional Republicans and Democrats keep up the sniping over who's to blame. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-...
Tags: CBS Corp., Ray LaHood, Leon Panetta, Head Start, Measles
South Bend TribuneThough not set to take effect until Friday, the automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending known as the sequester, negotiated back in 2011 as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, already are having an effect on the economy and national security,...
Staff WriterChild abuse cases in Northern Michigan are growing. The latest data released for confirmed child abuse cases in Emmet and Charlevoix counties shows steady increases in overall child abuse and neglect cases during the recession. But, while those...
The Student Nurse Association at North Central Michigan College will host a bake sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Valentine's Day, Thursday, Feb. 14, in the college administration building. Community members are welcome to come to the Petoskey campus and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time in President Barack Obama's tenure in office, a new report said Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office analysis said the government will run a $845...
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