Michelle O: Parents 'wrong' on kid diets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The first lady of food, Michelle Obama, believes millions of families and parents are messing up the diets of their children, and she is promising to more…

Children benefit from getting outdoors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK) The health benefits of active outdoor pursuits over sedentary indoor pastimes are well known and increasingly highlighted in the battle against childhood obesity and its more…

Pollinator collapse could lead to malnutrition

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONGABAY.COM) Saving the world's pollinators may be a public health issue, according to recent research from Harvard and the University of Vermont. Scientists have long believed that pollinators more…

Shock: Elderly auctioned off to nursing homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — The elderly and disabled are being ‘put up for auction’ by local councils on ‘eBay-style’ websites, with care firms then bidding to offer them a bed. more…

Domino's delivery woman raped at gunpoint

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SANFRANCISCO.CBSLOCAL) — ANTIOCH — A Domino’s delivery woman was kidnapped and raped at gunpoint by a teen customer Sunday morning after trying to deliver him a pizza in more…

Grammys get serious with domestic violence PSA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — President Obama dropped by the Grammys -- via video -- to deliver an important message about curbing violence against women. He called on artists to remind more…

Now you can crowdsource your health care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Would you trust a group of anonymous strangers on the Internet to accurately diagnose your medical problems? That question confronts every American who visits the website CrowdMed. Launched more…

Ben Carson: Public health trumps parental authority

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer ScB6AitU] (CNN) — Republican Ben Carson said on Tuesday vaccinations should be mandatory, with no religious or philosophical exemptions, and schools should check to make sure children more…