Latest California Healthline Stories
For some federal health programs, a shuttered government means business as usual. But the congressional impasse over funding will hit others hard.
A federally funded program is partnering with a Latino grocery chain to reward people who use their food stamps to put more fresh produce on their tables.
A new study suggests 13 percent of two-year college students can’t consistently get access to or afford enough food.
Good nutrition has been linked to a boost in senior citizens’ cognitive skills.
Once an elite swimmer and a Yale grad, Siphiwe Baleka now coaches 3,000 fellow truckers on the best ways to work out, eat right and stay connected on the road. Drivers say his wellness plan works.
From nutrition assistance programs to preventing food-borne illness, the Agriculture Department is deeply involved in health policy.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which eschews meat and pushes for nutrition to have a stronger influence in health policy, is suggesting alterations in how food aid to low income people is structured.
After interviewing scores of teenagers, researchers report that many who face hunger are not aware of assistance programs or think they don’t qualify.