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Attempts to change standards for school foods stalled

Attempts to change standards that make school foods healthier stalled out this summer in both chambers of Congress leaving the current guidelines in place as the school year begins. While the House Appropriations Committee approved language in their version of […]

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Burwell begins role at Department of Health and Human Services

Sylvia Mathews Burwell has assumed her duties as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell, the White House budget director for the past year,

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Teaching Gardens teacher to attend White House Easter Egg Roll

Kim Aman has always loved helping kids understand and enjoy the outdoors. Three years ago, the special education teacher helped add the American Heart Association's Teaching Gardens program to the

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Medical research funding lacking in proposed 2015 U.S. budget

Many in the medical community voiced concerns on Wednesday that President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 is not enough to keep pace with inflation and will

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Former VP Dick Cheney says heart troubles were always on his mind

Dick Cheney had already survived five heart attacks, the first at age 37. He’d undergone multiple surgeries, including coronary artery bypass, stenting and angioplasty. But by the summer of