Monday
Jun 30
2014

Nearly Half of All College Students Face These Challenges

There are two overlooked national health issues that are affecting college campuses across the country. and they are contributing to the leading causes of death for college students in the US.

Tuesday
May 20
2014

Reaffirming Our Commitment to School Nutrition Standards and Student Health

As we soon close out the 2013 – 2014 school year, we should be celebrating—not rolling back—the great progress that schools have made toward implementing the USDA’s school nutrition standards.

A Partnership to Empower the Youngest Generation

Feb 19, 2014

The phrases “achievement gap” and “opportunity gap” have long been common in the education community. Recently, however, researchers have begun to place greater emphasis on the “word gap” — a vocabulary discrepancy between children in low versus high-income families.

Heart Health: Why Prevention is Key

Feb 10, 2014

Here’s the thing about heart disease: It’s sneaky. Forget the Hollywood depiction of a heart attack—the dramatic clutching of the chest and woozy stumble. For women, especially, the signs can be all too easy to overlook, including indigestion, dizziness and fatigue (and who isn’t tired?).