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Leaders Applaud USDA for Finalizing Snack Standards

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Leaders Applaud USDA for Finalizing Snack Standards

Health experts, policymakers, educators, industry representatives and parents agree: USDA’S new “Smart Snacks in School” nutrition standards pave the way for healthier schools. View the interactive to see what they have to say about the USDA’s new smart snack standards.

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Calculating the Cost: A look into your child's school meal

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Calculating the Cost: A look into your child's school meal

As a parent, you want what is best for your child, and that means providing them with healthy foods. However, at school kids decide on their own what to eat. Where does your middle school student's lunch money go? View the interactive to find out the cost of your child's school meal options under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) nutritional guidelines.

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School Food Success Stories

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School Food Success Stories


Find out how schools in Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Mississippi and Wisconsin are providing healthier meal options for students.

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What's Your Antibiotics IQ?

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What's Your Antibiotics IQ?

Thousands of Americans die each year from infections, and many of those deaths are associated with bacteria that are resistant to treatment by one or more of these drugs. Test your knowledge of antibiotics.

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Dispatch From Denmark

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Dispatch From Denmark

Pew's Laura Rogers recently visited Denmark and met with farmers, government officials and public health experts to learn how the United States can adapt the country’s successful model.

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Out of Balance: A Look at Snack Foods in Secondary Schools across the States

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Out of Balance: A Look at Snack Foods in Secondary Schools across the States

How healthy are the snack foods sold in secondary schools via vending machines, school stores and snack bars? A recent report on unhealthy snack foods published by the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project suggests the issue could be more than bite-sized.

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Infographic: Sizing Up Snack Foods

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Infographic: Sizing Up Snack Foods

Research indicates that the majority of snack foods and beverages sold in schools are high in calories, fat and sugar. View the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods infographic, comparing snack foods currently available to students with healthier options.

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Recent NIH Report Highlights Need For New Antibiotics

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Recent NIH Report Highlights Need For New Antibiotics

Could new antibiotics prevent future superbug outbreaks? Find out in this Q&A with Nicole Mahoney of the Antibiotics and Innovation Project.

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Superbugs and Public Health

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Superbugs and Public Health

Recent research on antibiotics, including a study that found harmless bacteria in the soil can cause disease in humans once they’ve traded genes with other, more dangerous types of drug-resistant bacteria.

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