| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are conducting tests to see whether the procedure they followed to kill anthrax, though flawed by their own standards, may nevertheless have killed the potentially deadly pathogen before it...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Most people may claim they're aware of the proper, safe way to handle raw poultry, but how many actually observe recommended practices when cooking in their own homes?
A new study led by UC Davis Center for Consumer Research Director Christine Bruhn...
| Jul 1, 2014
The school vending machine is no longer an easy place to satisfy a snack craving.
Under new national nutritional guidelines that kick in Tuesday, schools that are part of the national school lunch program can no longer sell treats such as Oreos and...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:02 PM
When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:55 AM
With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a healing place.
And that's precisely what the world-renowned botanist and author's Green Farmacy Garden is....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:38 AM
A 6-year-old boy who was attacked by a mountain lion while hiking with his parents in Cupertino, Calif., is now recovering at home after being treated at a hospital.
The boy was released Monday afternoon after treatment for puncture wounds and cuts to...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Most of us--even the experts!--underestimate how many calories we eat. That's because portion sizes can be hard to judge without measuring or weighing everything you eat.
Simplify the process by using the U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate model....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
City officials are in talks with two grocery store businesses in the hope of convincing at least one to locate to the Southeast Community.
"We have in the past year or two contacted every grocery store that would go in the Southeast Community, in...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
With the new school year, parents' attention is turning to school lunches.
Traditionally, the U.S. Department of Agriculture used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities.
Children consumed animal...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:34 PM
East Stroudsburg University officials say they have overwhelming demand for the two suite-style residence halls built on campus in the last several years.
A third building has been in the works for more than three years, but was delayed as the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a war over your salad dressing, and the front line has been drawn in California.
The Golden State is considering first-of-its-kind grading standards for olive oil that could have far-reaching consequences for the $5.4-billion global industry....