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The budget-busting farm bill (H.R. 1947) headed to the House floor next week is nothing but bad news for taxpayers, the environment and hungry children. It would cut funding for nutrition and conservation programs while boosting federal crop insurance...
Around town Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425. English conversation The Miller branch...
Tags: High Blood Pressure, Ellicott City
For three hours each work week, Bert Rice walks laps around Burba Lake at Fort Meade — part of a mission by the federal government to build a healthier workforce. Rice, 76, a retired Army colonel and former Anne Arundel County councilman working as...
Millions of people take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol. But the medications may also interfere with the positive effects of exercise in some patients, according to a small study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology....
Staff Writer, Copy EditorIn an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle among Valley children, the Imperial Valley Child Asthma Program will teach a wellness curriculum in the coming school year at five Valley preschools operated by the nonprofit United Families Inc. The...
Tags: Education, Overweight, Early Learning, Preschools, Weight
Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. said a survey it funded found that nearly 8 million U.S. residents purchased its products in a recent three-month period. The study, performed by the Nielsen Co., came as Herbalife fights a hedge-...
Co-owners Richard Maxwell and Brian Fischer have been working for more than 30 years to make sure South Florida's trees are healthy with King Tree Service, Tree Savers and MGF Scientific all based in Royal Palm Beach. "Most people would be surprised to...
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans; on average, one person dies every 39 seconds, according to recently published data from the American Heart Association. Along with healthy lifestyle choices, what you eat can have a big effect...
Tags: High Blood Pressure, Healthy Diet, Diabetes, Salt, Butter
Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell discuss men's health, her cancer scare and teaching their children the importance of living a balanced life. OH: Men tend to lead less healthy lifestyles than women. They are more apt to smoke and...
Tribune reporterConfirming the fears of some health advocates, a new survey suggests that food stamp users drink more soda and sweetened drinks, eat fewer fruits and vegetables and lean more on starchy breakfast foods than other consumers. The U.S. Department of...
FARGO, N.D. - I'll have chocolate milk, my 9-year-old daughter said the other night at a restaurant as we celebrated her sister's birthday and the end of the school year. My daughter nearly always opts for chocolate milk, even when fancy kids' fruit...
U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Calif., is cosponsoring the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013, introduced by Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, which would expand opportunities for local and regional farmers, make it easier for consumers to have access to...
Tags: Juan Vargas, Chellie Pingree, Farms, Healthy Diet, Consumers
Jun 16, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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May 30, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
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