Latest California Healthline Stories
A Bay Area public health campaign harnesses the power of poetry to confront the root causes of a diabetes epidemic that is disproportionately hitting minority youth and those from low-income homes.
For some federal health programs, a shuttered government means business as usual. But the congressional impasse over funding will hit others hard.
A través de recompensas monetarias, el programa “Más Fresco” en California ayuda a las familias de bajos recursos a comprar productos más saludables.
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.