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Snack Foods in Secondary Schools across the States

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. More

National Nutrition Standards for Snack and a la Carte Foods and Beverages in Schools

Updating national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in schools could help students maintain a healthy weight, according to a health impact assessment by the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project and the Health Impact Project. More

A Young Man Fights MRSA

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Jamel Sawyer is suffering from a deadly infection called MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus). His story illustrates the twin dangers presented by emerging multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and the waning effectiveness and availability of drugs to treat them. More