Veteran food reporter Marian Burros asked the question that was on a lot of peoples' minds today when USDA unveiled its revised nutrition guidelines: Why don't they just say steer clear of red meat?Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack gave this guarded answer:"The guidelines do mention the need for mor
Here's something you don't see every day from a food company: A spirited defense of its products using a spoof of a Saturday morning superhero cartoon.Can you resist rooting for the Super Delicious Ingredient Force in its quest to defeat Baron von Bland?Read MoreThe push comes in response to a class
The health care battles didn't end for doctors with the passage of the federal health law last year, and their lobbying shows it.The American Medical Association was the biggest spender for lobbying operations among health care groups last year.
Berkeley, Calif., is famous for taking on bold, liberal causes, which is why officials there may not have expected the controversy over a proposal to help city workers afford sex change operations.The amount of cash at stake in Berkeley is fairly small.
People have been arguing for decades over whether abortion endangers a woman's mental health. Now, a new study could settle the debate.Choosing to have an abortion is not an easy decision, and scientists have put a lot of effort into trying to find out whether women are harmed by that choice.
The State of the Union speech Tuesday night stirred up a lot of talk about the growing federal deficit and how it may weigh on America's future.But the nation is already paying a price for a health debt of sorts.