Food and drink labels will more accurately report sugar


The Food and Drug Administration hopes to cut down on high rates of obesity and diabetes across the country by redesigning the labels that appear on food and drinks. Continue reading

Poison water in Flint affects everyone’s health—especially kids


A man-made water crisis in Flint, Michigan began five years ago when the city government decided to switch water sources in an effort to save money. Continue reading

Home visits for new mothers helps baby brain development


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President announces national effort to cure cancer


In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a new American initiative to cure cancer. Continue reading

College football player with concussion transfers to play on


In both professional and college-level football, concern about concussions has led to increased scrutiny of the sport and how teams handle injuries. Continue reading

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