Working, living or going to school next to traffic-clogged freeways increases the risk of asthma so why are Los Angeles schools still being built next to major thoroughfares?
The polluted air in our environment costs U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars each year and without aggressive action these costs will escalate, according to a recent opinion editorial in USA Today authored by Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Agency (HHS), and Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection … [ Read full post ]
Recently the United States Department of Agriculture’s MyPyramid was replaced with the MyPlate guide. The goal of the MyPlate guide is to make it easier for us to visualize our portion sizes and the types of foods we should eat. The guide focuses on three simple goals: balance calories, increase portions of some foods … [ Read full post ]