| Jan 11, 2010
As a registered dietitian, Sharon Salomon of Phoenix teaches clients how to eat right and lose weight. But despite her expertise, Salomon says there's just one word to describe her own physique: "fat."
To some, Salomon's 5-foot-2-inch, 170-pound body...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:17 PM
On a recent winter day at a Chicago public high school, "fish tacos" were on the lunch menu.
"Look at this," one student grumbled, flicking at a stiff flour tortilla on her tray. "They give us this with fish sticks and call it a fish taco. That ain't...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 12:10 PM
When Amanda Glenn returned to work after having her first baby, she knew she wanted to continue to breast-feed. But she was nervous about having the pump-at-work conversation with her male boss.
"I was honestly pretty apprehensive," says Glenn, who works...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:44 AM
New Go4Life campaign focuses on fitness for older adults -- for slower aging and better health
Introduced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Go4Life campaign encourages sedentary older adults to reap health benefits by making physical...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 11:05 AM
The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton hosted more than 400 visitors Oct. 2 for its annual Sea Services Pilgrimage.
Members of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine, along with family members and friends, gathered at the...
| Jul 22, 2011
NAACP 102nd Convention Timeline
July 23 – 28, 2010
Starts: July 23, 2010, 9:00 AM Ends: July 28, 2010, 11:00 PM
Location: Los Angeles Convention Center
The NAACP Annual Convention is the largest gathering of its kind in the country. An estimated 8,000...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 4:24 PM
President Barack Obama, returned from a weeklong trip abroad in which he suggests that there was "a lot of chatter'' back home about healthcare reform is going nowhere, said today that "inaction is not an option.'' Obama, appearing in the......
| Oct 16, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Full text of president's remarks and his Q&A with local citizens....
| Jul 13, 2009
President Barack Obama has chosen a well-known Alabama family physician, Dr. Regina Benjamin, to be the next surgeon general.
An administration official said Obama will announce the nomination later Monday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity so...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 10:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama nominated for surgeon general a rural family physician who has faced hurricanes, flood and fire to care for impoverished patients along Alabama's Gulf Coast.
Obama says Dr. Regina Benjamin understands the needs of the...
| Jul 14, 2009
President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Dr. Regina M. Benjamin -- a family physician who founded a health clinic in a small, shrimp-farming town in Alabama -- to be the nation's surgeon general.
Benjamin in 1995 became the first black...