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Of ghosts and bones and vitamin D (on Halloween, before the election)
Mon, Oct 31, 2016, 6:30 AM
It’s a perfect time for a spooky tale of specters and midnights and skeletons. Well, how about a spooky story about a ghost haunted by...
'Prescribing' veggies for holistic health care
Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 6:30 AM
“Take two zucchini and call me next week.” Imagine if that was how your doctor ended your last physical. New vegetable prescription...
It’s a dog’s life: the growing challenge of pet obesity
Fri, Jun 26, 2015, 6:30 AM
Dogs are an integral part of the American family. Our dogs attend daycare, enjoy visits to the spa, and accompany their families on vacation—sometimes...
Food Safety: An interview with Dara Alpert Lieberman
Sat, Jan 10, 2015, 3:00 AM
Food Safety is vital to our public health. According to a recently released report from the US Department of Agriculture, “Salmonella...
Healthy NewsWorks: News that's good for kids!
Wed, Jul 30, 2014, 6:30 AM
In the late 1990s and early 2000s journalists played a critical role in increasing public awareness of the obesity epidemic and related conditions...
Expanding access to healthy food via Philadelphia farmers’ markets
Tue, May 27, 2014, 6:30 AM
Farmers’ Market season has arrived in Philadelphia, which means that year-round markets like Clark Park are bustling with new energy and...
Ethicist Bernard Rollin: 'This Ain't Agriculture: How Industrial Agriculture Hurts Animals and the Public's Health'
Sun, Apr 6, 2014, 6:30 AM
There are few issues in the public sector today that affect us all in the way that industrial animal agriculture does. We all eat, and almost...
Still can't lose weight? There's always the tapeworm diet
Wed, Mar 26, 2014, 6:30 AM
Ahhh, the quest for the perfect weight loss diet—the one that lets you eat and shed pounds. With so many Americans obese or overweight...
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