|Jan 3, 2012||
"Every now and then, a story appears in the media gushing about a “school food miracle worker” apparently serving healthier, higher quality food than usually found in school lunch programs, and costing no more than what a typical school district spends on a less healthy meal. The reader is left wondering why all schools don't just do what the “miracle worker” does."
Source: Beyond Chron
|Apr 28, 2008||
"Drug and medical device companies should be banned from offering free food, gifts, travel and ghost-writing services to doctors, staff and students in all 129 of the nation's medical colleges, an influential college association has concluded."
Source: The New York Times
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|Nov 4, 2011||
"Something is wrong when keeping cash in the kitchen cookie jar seems a reasonable substitute for your bank.''
|Jun 27, 2009||
"In the wake of the financial crisis, it's a challenge to figure out which banks to trust with your money. According to a new Gallup poll this week, our confidence in the banking system is pretty low to say the least. A record low 22 percent in fact."
Source: American Public Media Marketplace
|Nov 15, 2009||
"In some ways, credit card banks are hustling to act before new consumer rights take effect next year. In other ways, they're in no rush at all."
Source: News Journal (DE)
|Jun 27, 2012||
"The Health Impact Project released an assessment making the case that “strong nutrition standards could have a significant positive impact on the health of students” and that such standards implemented by the Agriculture Department 'can be made with little to no negative financial impact and in fact may even result in improved financial outcomes for schools and districts.'"
Source: Taegan Goddard's Wonk Wire
|School Food, Health Impact Assessment|
|May 20, 2009||
''The Senate passed legislation Tuesday to protect credit card holders from sudden interest rate increases, but consumer groups and card issuers warned that people are still likely to face obstacles in getting and maintaining credit.''
Source: The Miami Herald
|Jun 18, 2009||
"Jennifer G. DeLuca, assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, is one of 17 recipients of the 2009 Pew Scholars Award in the Biomedical Sciences. As a Pew Scholar, DeLuca will receive a $240,000 award over four years to support her research and gains inclusion into a select community of scientists that encourages collaboration and the exchange of ideas."
Source: Today @ Colorado State
|Jan 17, 2012||
On his way out of high school, Benjamin tenOever had his sights set on becoming a doctor and, in his words, “making the world a better place.” But, when he started learning about the complex structure of viruses in his basic biology courses at McGill University in Montreal, he began “to find viruses much more intriguing.”
|May 6, 2013||
Jessica Donze Black, director of the Pew Kids' Safe & Healthful Foods Project, speaks with Education Week about a bipartisan bill that would provide money for school kitchen upgrades.
|Nov 7, 2011||
"In their ongoing efforts to make lunchroom meals more nutritious, Birmingham and Jefferson County schools have adopted new and creative ways to get students to eat their vegetables."
Source: Birmingham News
|Oct 24, 2011||
"There's an arms race going on, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday, and we're losing. "We're in an arms race with pathogens that are evolving faster than we are developing drugs to treat them," the Connecticut Democrat said during a press conference at Hartford Hospital."
Source: The Connecticut Mirror
|Mar 19, 2013||
From oil in Gatorade to the amount of caffeine and other stimulants in energy drinks and the so-called "pink slime" found in beef, previously unnoticed ingredients are coming under scrutiny as health-conscious consumers demand more information about what they eat and drink, and sometimes go public via social networking and the Internet.
Source: The Associated Press
|May 7, 2013||
"The Food and Drug Administration will not reduce food inspections because of budget cuts, despite warning earlier that it could be forced to eliminate thousands of inspections by Sept. 30."
Source: USA TODAY
|May 15, 2012||
"Direct mail offers are flowing for business credit cards, many with attractive promotional interest rates and balance transfer deals...while there are many reasons to open an account, there can be substantial risks involved."
Source: Credit Card Guide