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  • Michelle Obama is right about food and obesity

    Give me a break. The first lady can't even grow a vegetable garden or warn of the dangers of childhood obesity without some Republican creep getting their nose out of joint or complaining about the excesses of government. To these old eyes the first...
  • First lady deserves credit for promoting healthy lifestyle

    It's difficult to fathom the real purpose or intent of the scathing critiques of Michelle Obama's health initiative to lower the rate of childhood obesity. We know that this country has a significantly greater obesity problem than other industrialized...
  • Health Notes: No TV for toddlers in new Child Care Check List

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> No TV for toddlers in new Child Care Check List
    Michelle Obama is encouraging day care facilities and home-based providers to commit to the Let’s Move! Child Care Check List to encourage healthy eating and physical activity and limit screen time for young children. The check list includes:  ...
  • Yes, we do need someone to tell us what to eat

    Senora McGuire says "We don't need anyone telling us what to eat" ( Readers Respond, June 7). I say Ms. McGuire must be walking around with her eyes shut. Two thirds of Americans are overweight, and half of those — more than one third of all...
  • Michelle Obama back in city for memorial service

    Michelle Obama back in city for memorial service
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama arrived Thursday morning in Chicago for a memorial service for James Bowman, the father of Valerie Jarrett, a top aide to President Barack Obama. Bowman, an expert in inherited blood diseases and population...
  • At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq

    At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq
    President Obama celebrated the soldiers who fought the Iraq war on Wednesday, marking the fulfillment of a campaign promise to bring home all U.S. forces following a nearly nine-year conflict that killed more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers. "So as your...
  • The 'hot mess' of politics

    The 'hot mess' of politics
    A delightfully useful and versatile term has been floating around a lot lately: "hot mess." Usually it refers to a person, often (but not always) a woman, whose behavior is exceedingly self-destructive but who remains exceedingly compelling nonetheless....
  • First lady accepts Marine's invitation to military ball

    First lady accepts Marine's invitation to military ball
    Imagine asking your boss' wife out on a date. Now imagine your boss is the commander in chief of the most powerful military in the world. None of that deterred Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron Leeks, who asked First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday if she would...
  • Dog days: Bo's whereabouts spark latest White House controversy

    Dog days: Bo's whereabouts spark latest White House controversy
    We live in a world of conspiracy theories -- where nothing is as it seems, where even a  politician's benign photo op might have a titillating back story. Which brings us to the Obama family dog, Bo. Bo was last seen in the company of the president, who...
  • Kennedy Center honoree: I thought they got the wrong Neil Diamond'

    If 2011 doesn't rank as the best time of Neil Diamond's 50-year career, it surely must be close. Just consider the major awards the enduring, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter behind "Sweet Caroline," "Cracklin' Rosie," "I Am ... I Said," "Song Sung Blue"...
  • Gallup: Obama, Clinton are most admired in 2011

    Gallup: Obama, Clinton are most admired in 2011
    Is there any wonder why some want to see this as a presidential ticket next year? President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton were named the Most Admired Man and woman in the world in 2011, according to a Gallup survey. Seventeen percent of Americans...