The Indonesian Breastfeeding Center in Jakarta offers training classes for healthcare workers and for families.
By Dave Gustafson
The government scrapped its food pyramid Thursday, replacing it with MyPlate, a campaign that encourages Americans to fill up half their diet with fruits and vegetables, and avoid sugary drinks and oversized portions.
By Talea Miller
Guatemala has the highest rate of chronic malnutrition among children in Latin America, and the health consequences continue on through adulthood.
A new report found that almost 15 percent of U.S. households had trouble finding enough food in 2008. Jeffrey Brown speaks with experts for more.
By Talea Miller
The White House has named its USAID head nominee, after 10 months of a leadership vacuum that prompted public statements of frustration from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
As global food prices continue to rise, hunger in Haiti has fueled food riots and driven much of the population, including many children, to the brink of starvation. Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one man's effort to alleviate…
Amid global concerns over food prices, the Senate approved a $290 billion dollar farm bill Thursday with enough support to overcome a threatened presidential veto. A reporter outlines facets of the bill and its implications for U.S. food and agriculture…
Lee Hochberg reports on the debate in some cities and states over laws that would require restaurants to display nutritional information on their menus. Lawmakers hope the policy would benefit diners with certain health conditions, while restaurant owners are concerned…
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, one of the country's largest public health foundations, announced that it plans to spend $500 million to fight childhood obesity. The foundation's president outlines the program.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
One of the country's largest foundations devoted to public health concerns has taken up the cause of ending the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States.
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