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News & Politics

Lunches Seized From Kids; Congress Cuts Food Stamps. What’s Next?!

Last week, in what became a national news story, lunch workers in a Utah school were instructed to throw away the lunches of elementary students whose cafeteria accounts were in arrears. The story went viral, as people on social media harshly blamed the parents who'd failed to keep the student accounts current, the cafeteria workers

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Diet/Nutrition

Should Kids Drink Soda? New Report Raises Serious Concerns

Ever have someone tell you they've got "the sugar" when you asked how they are doing? It's a old Southern term that means he/she is sick, stricken with a form of diabetes, and in most cases, type 2. Type 2 diabetes is a debilitating, life altering, deadly and preventable disease. For decades, it was considered