Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 6:16 am
Pediatricians and health officials are eager to encourage breast-feeding as one of the best and most economical ways to protect a baby's health.
To that end, the federal Affordable Care Act requires that health insurance plans provide new mothers with equipment and services to help make those feedings easier.
Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 2:49 pm
At $2.50 a pound, broccoli may seem too expensive. But cut the price by 25 percent, and our thinking about whether we should buy it may change.
A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine concludes that rebates on healthy food purchases lead to significant changes in what people put in their grocery carts.
Marilyn Andersen raises angora goats and llamas for wool that she spins and weaves in her studio at Two Cedars Weaving in Story City, Iowa.