- SC Gov. Haley wants to link food stamps to jobs Updated: Mar-08-14 2:10 pm
- First lady to host 3rd kids' recipe challenge Updated: Mar-05-14 1:40 pm
- Iowa bill would prohibit teen tanning at salons Updated: Mar-01-14 10:57 am
- USDA adds foods to moms and kids food program Updated: Feb-28-14 12:08 pm
- UCO encourages health in National Nutrition Month Updated: Feb-28-14 3:20 am
- New food labels would highlight calories and sugar Updated: Feb-27-14 12:12 pm
- A look at the changing obesity landscape for kids Updated: Feb-26-14 4:34 pm
- Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a chip maker Updated: Feb-26-14 11:05 am
- Cut out junk food ads in schools, government says Updated: Feb-25-14 9:04 pm
- Michelle Obama visits Miami to promote fitness Updated: Feb-25-14 6:18 pm
- Program gives St. Louis students better lunches Updated: Feb-23-14 1:20 pm
- Lawmaker takes aim at Capitol food, fitness habits Updated: Feb-22-14 1:16 pm
- Ex-Pitt player's company looks to nutrition market Updated: Feb-21-14 12:50 pm
- SOCHI SCENE: Eat healthy, shoot cleanly Updated: Feb-20-14 2:37 am
- Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Updated: Feb-16-14 9:51 am
- Few eligible patients can get weight loss surgery Updated: Feb-14-14 10:30 am
- Navajo Nation president blocks tax on junk food Updated: Feb-12-14 4:17 pm
- Survey: Schools deny lunch to kids who can't pay Updated: Feb-11-14 4:56 pm
- EXCHANGE: Quincy man loses 249 pounds Updated: Feb-10-14 8:49 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people in three counties to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits.
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama is working again with Epicurious and the departments of Education and Agriculture on a third nationwide recipe contest to promote healthy eating among kids.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Minors who regularly head into tanning salons to bronze their skin would no longer be able to use the facilities under a plan being considered by Iowa lawmakers.
WASHINGTON - Pregnant women and mothers who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.
EDMOND, Oklahoma - The University of Central Oklahoma plans to encourage healthy lifestyles with a series of events in March for National Nutrition Month.
WASHINGTON - Those "Nutrition Facts" labels on nearly every food package in grocery stores are getting a new look.
NEW YORK - Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through?
HOUSTON - Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.
WASHINGTON - It's not just about what America's kids are getting in the lunch line.
MIAMI - First Lady Michelle Obama stopped at a Miami rec center Tuesday to continue her fight against childhood obesity by ensuring that children are staying healthy throughout their day, including after the school bell rings.
ST. LOUIS - Students at Marian Middle School in St. Louis don't get the usual school lunch of chicken fingers, pizza or fries, thanks to a program operated by Saint Louis University.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - An Illinois lawmaker is challenging others at the state Capitol to not only talk the talk on smaller government, but also walk the walk.
PITTSBURGH - Four years ago, the Crons Brand generated buzz by challenging giants Nike and Adidas for market share in the team apparel business. The West View company was featured in the New York Times in 2010 and USA Today in 2011 for outfitting Robert Morris University, based in Moon, and UNC Asheville in the NCAA basketball tournament.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Two days after winning her first career medal at the Sochi Games, Tiril Eckhoff helped Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and the rest of the Norwegian biathlon team to an historic gold medal in the first Olympic mixed relay on Wednesday.
FLORENCE, Alabama - A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among children between ages 5 and 14, nearly 12 percent developed obesity - 10 percent of girls and nearly 14 percent of boys.
WASHINGTON - Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Consumers will not be paying extra for junk food on the Navajo Nation.
MINNEAPOLIS - A new survey shows a majority of school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch, and sometimes any lunch, to children who can't pay.
QUINCY, Illinois - Jason Beddall is half the man he was four years ago.