Obama Administration Officials and Nutrition Advocates Reaffirm Commitment to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids …

Obama Administration Officials and Nutrition Advocates Reaffirm Commitment to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids …
“Secretary Vilsack has been a champion for providing children with nutritional meals they need to learn and grow. Under his leadership, USDA is fighting childhood obesity by moving quickly to ensure that every school cafeteria offers healthy choices.”
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Agriculture Department Tells Schools To Give Food A Healthy Makeover
New school nutrition rules aim to boost fruits, veggies and whole grains, while cutting back on salt and fat. And USDA’s Tom Vilsack is encouraging schools to try novel approaches to stretch their purchasing power.
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Students learn the importance of a bond with nature
Physical and emotional benefits are emphasized How to like insects. Honeybees. Trout in the classroom. These were just some of the topics addressed Saturday morning at a conference designed to introduce youngsters to the natural world — and to the physical and emotional benefits that a strong connection with nature brings.
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Health advocates, porn industry representatives debate workplace protection

Health advocates, porn industry representatives debate workplace protection
At a meeting in Oakland sponsored by Cal/OSHA, the groups air their disagreements about industry practices and existing law. The major point of contention: condom use. Public health advocates, porn industry representatives and performers past and present gathered in Oakland on Monday to discuss workplace protection law and whether a more tailored regulation specifically requiring condom use on …
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Health advocates meet with porn industry to discuss regulations
OAKLAND, Calif. — Public health advocates, porn industry representatives and former performers gathered in Oakland…
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Records Show Utility Employee Was Electrocuted
Records show the death of a Minnesota Power employee last month was due to electrocution. The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration continues to investigate the death of 47-year-old Kyle Damberg.
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Douglas: Strap-on breast raises questions for breastfeeding advocates

Douglas: Strap-on breast raises questions for breastfeeding advocates
Christa Anderson invented the Nurse Me Tender, a holster that holds a bottle in a way that brings to mind the artificial breast used by Robert DeNiro’s character in Meet the Fockers.
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When I came out of the garage Friday afternoon on the way in from work, my neighbor, whose prolific garden fills their freezer and then mine each harvest season, offered me a pumpkin.
Read more on The Steubenville Herald-Star

Apple TV And Roku Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Winner
What’s better, the new Apple TV or the newly announced lineup of Roku boxes? That’s the question I keep getting asked now that both devices are in the market.
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Douglas: Strap-on breast raises questions for breastfeeding advocates

Douglas: Strap-on breast raises questions for breastfeeding advocates
Christa Anderson invented the Nurse Me Tender, a holster that holds a bottle in a way that brings to mind the artificial breast used by Robert DeNiro’s character in Meet the Fockers.
Read more on Toronto Star

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When I came out of the garage Friday afternoon on the way in from work, my neighbor, whose prolific garden fills their freezer and then mine each harvest season, offered me a pumpkin.
Read more on The Steubenville Herald-Star

Apple TV And Roku Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Winner
What’s better, the new Apple TV or the newly announced lineup of Roku boxes? That’s the question I keep getting asked now that both devices are in the market.
Read more on Business Insider