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Organic Foods

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  • Drugstore chain Rite Aid spends $2B on acquisition, push into pharmacy benefit management

    Rite Aid's $2 billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for health care companies: Finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation's third-largest drugstore chain is buying...
  • Railroad crossing, wage gap and bears: Letters

    Railroad crossing, wage gap and bears: Letters
    Securing RR crossings A commuter train crashes into an SUV in New York — another tragic railroad-crossing accident with fatalities. We must prevent vehicles from entering the crossing after it has been activated. The crashes will continue...
  • Manchester Neighborhood Academy offers free spring classes

    Manchester Neighborhood Academy offers free spring classes
    If you're looking to become healthier, be more creative, or to put a child in an enrichment activity, the Manchester Neighborhood Academy has all you need this spring. The organization is offering free classes in the areas of youth development, civic...
  • A perfect Fit for health-minded companies

    A perfect Fit for health-minded companies
    Unlike most college graduates searching for their first jobs, Kendra Senn is already closing deals with company executives to create and manage corporate wellness programs. The 23-year-old entrepreneur is helping employees take charge of their health...
  • Small, local and delicious health food thrives in L.A. area

    Small, local and delicious health food thrives in L.A. area
    Where I grew up in New York City, every corner bodega seemed to keep the same mysterious cookies by the register. They looked like oversized, homemade Fig Newtons and sat in short stacks above the name-brand candy, encased in plastic wrap and devoid of...
  • Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College

     Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College
    The holiday season is a time for good food and getting together with friends. So when Doug Bennett, executive director of college advancement at Orange Coast College, and Liz Parker, an OCC Foundation specialist, invited me to lunch and tour their...
  • Maligned hemp seed has a raft of health, environmental benefits

    In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they're very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001 percent of the active compound...
  • Menu labeling popular with consumers

    More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor...
  • Orange tahini sauce brings zip to millet dish

     Orange tahini sauce brings zip to millet dish
    I just returned from Naturally Well by the Sea (naturallywellbythesea.com), a wellness and weight-loss retreat on the oceanfront in Pompano Beach, Fla. I ate wonderful organic food, took some exercise classes, listened to lectures on health and nutrition,...
  • Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams

    Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams
    James McWilliams is a hard guy to figure out. For more than five years, he's been cranking out contrarian essays that take aim at sustainable food's sacred cows: pastured livestock, organic produce, local food and, yes, even farmers markets. The usual...
  • Sharing Unreliable Web Rubbish Can Make Us Stupid

    Sharing Unreliable Web Rubbish Can Make Us Stupid
    As a scientist and a smart-phone toting Millennial, I've grown increasingly disturbed by articles and listicles shared on my Facebook newsfeed from sites such as Naturalnews.com, Motherearthnews.com, and Mercola.com. These sites typically feature articles...