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Juice, chocolate milk ban will improve student well-being, UNB health economist says

Students in schools that stopped sales of junk food five years ago weigh, on average, two pounds less than students in schools that still allow it. That's what health economist Philip Leonard discover... read more

You think the big box stores have got it bad? UPDATED with a response from Steve

Well being of Amazon (and Microsoft and Boeing and WaMu) affects Seattle a great deal. My point is your "big box retailer" is local to some place - that will hurt badly (may be very badly) when that b... read more

Should alcohol and school fetes mix?

One big reason that alcohol is so enthusiastically endorsed by those organising school events is that it brings in far more money than a chocolate wheel ... the WHO Global Status Report on Alcohol and ... read more

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Stories for September 2011

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Will Google’s smart contact lenses kickstart a digital health revolution?

Looks like Google wants to move beyond just helping us find low-calorie dessert recipes and wants to help us maintain our health too. The Internet giant announced it is teaming up with the Swiss pharm... read more

Stories for January 2013

posted: 01/31/2013 3:14 p.m. Lincoln Public Schools will closed again after today and will reopen Tuesday to allow students to get over the mysterious stomach ailment. posted: 01/31/2013 11:16 a.m. U. ... read more

Food for thought

Carol Vordeman gives Food For Thought ... Grape juice is rich in brain-protecting antioxidants, making it the smarter beverage choice. • Brown rice, like all wholegrain foods, is one of the best thing... read more

The canned tomatoes war and the conspiracy against consumers

The long and dirty fight over tariffs and the importation of Italian canned tomatoes came to a head last week, and reveals why our "anti-dumping" laws are used to simply raise the prices of basic comm... read more

Stories for October 2012

posted: 10/31/2012 9:27 a.m. President Barack Obama says he wants top earners to pay the tax rates ... the ground it lost in the nation’s 2008-2009 recession, an Arkansas economist said Tuesday. poste... read more

Stories for May 2013

posted: 05/31/2013 10:25 a.m. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Gap Inc. are meeting with retailers, industry associations and the Bipartisan Policy Center to develop a plan to improve fire and ... coverage un... read more

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