First Lady Michelle Obama joined Walmart on Thursday as the retail giant announced a plan to make thousands of its food products more nutritious — a move supported by her campaign to reduce childhood obesity.Walmart is promising to work with suppliers to reduce the salt and sugar in packaged foods,
Some national media outlets have zeroed in on a week-old report from WMC-TV in Memphis that quoted a local advocate of efforts to reduce teen pregnancy as saying that 26 percent of the girls (about 90 in total) at one high school in the city have gotten pregnant this year.The Daily Beast, New York's
Ever wonder about that peppery and irresistible urge to cough you feel at the back of your throat when you slurp some extra virgin olive oil?If you're EVOO junkies like us (and who isn't?) the answer is probably yes.So, we have another question.
Here's a neat genetic trick: Make a chicken that can get the flu, but can't pass it on to other birds -- or, presumably, to the humans who take care of them.British researchers have done it.The British team, with the support of a big poultry breeder and government funding, inserted a gene into c
The formal title of the two-page bill the House is scheduled to vote on Wednesday is "Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act." But in the wake of the recent shootings in Arizona that killed six people and critically injured Rep.
As Republicans now in control of the House move to repeal the new health care law, the familiar arguments from last year have picked up again.Supporters of the law argue that it will extend coverage to millions of people who are now uninsured and will save the government money in the long run.
On NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats actually welcomed the GOP effort to try to repeal the new health law "because it gives us a second chance to make a first impression."