Other nations, even US, are way ahead on school meals programs. Empty helping: Canada is the only G8 country without a national school meal program. In Canada, parents are usually the ones stuck packing their kids’ lunchboxes.
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Dr. Debra Lister, sitting in Coffee (County) Regional Medical Center in Douglas, monitors the results on a screen as nurse Marty Nall examines Sheila Spiker at Clinch Memorial Hospital in Homerville. If the doctor had to be there in person, it would be a two-hour round trip.
I just received a message from Samantha Graff, the director of legal research at Public Health Law & Policy  , an advocacy group in Oakland, California.
LOS ANGELES — Uncle Sam wants you to know more about what you’re eating. The Food and Drug Administration wants to revise the nutrition facts label – that breakdown of fats, salts, sugars and nutrients on packaging – to give consumers more useful information and help fight the national obesity epidemic. A proposal is in the works to change several parts of the label, including more accurate serving sizes, a greater emphasis on calories and a diminished role in the daily percent values for substances like fat, sodium and carbohydrates
Saul Diaz was a penniless, unemployed, uninsured illegal alien living in Georgia when he was severely injured in a car accident. During his yearlong hospitalization, Diaz racked up $1 million in medical expenses. Officials tried to return Diaz to Mexico after he was stabilized.
My husband is being released tomorrow, there is good and bad on that. Good part he’ll be home, bad part it’s not by doctor’s choice, it’s the insurance. Now I have to scramble to find the bags he needs and such
While healthy eating may save you money in the long run on health care costs and extra-large sweatpants expenses, meeting the federal government’s new nutritional guidelines would require the average American family to spend more on food.
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Growth monitoring is one of the pillars of the UNICEF-supported Community Based Nutrition (CBN) programme, introduced by the Government of Ethiopia in 2008 in drought-prone and food-insecure districts. …
Fresenius Medical Care is spending a combined $2.09 million to acquire private equity-backed Liberty Dialysis Holdings , and the smaller American Access Care Holdings , Reuters reported. Germany-based Fresenius will pay $1.7 billion for Liberty Dialysis, which is currently controlled by buyout firms KRG Capital Partners and Bain Capital . The deal includes about $1 billion in assumed debt
Fayette County Detention Center records show that an inmate asked to go to the jail’s medical unit but was denied the request, 19 hours before he was found without a pulse. Records obtained by the Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/pzcgnR ) show a mental health specialist who, along with a nurse, evaluated 26-year-old Anthony Dewayne Davis on June 25 told a corrections officer that Davis was probably “manipulating the system.” The records show it was nearly another 17 hours before Davis was moved to the medical unit and again assessed by a nurse