White House Announces $8 Billion to Combat Hunger in the U.S.

Sept. 29, 2022 — The Biden administration has announced $8 billion in public and private commitments toward fighting hunger and improving nutrition in the United States. “This goal is within our reach,” President Biden said Wednesday during the first White House summit on hunger in 50 years. “In America, no child should go to bed … Read more

WHO issues alert against 4 cough syrups made by India’s Maiden Pharmaceuticals

The World Health Organization on Wednesday issued an alert against four cough and cold syrups made by India-based Maiden Pharmaceuticals, saying that it might be linked to the deaths of 66 minor children in the Gambia. The international health body reportedly said that the cough and cold syrups have ingredients, such as diethylene glycol and … Read more

Growing Old Online | WIRED

Sometimes when I can’t sleep, I put the Twitter app back on my phone and scroll aimlessly. I’m trying to hurt my own feelings, and I’m always successful. I want something to hate, I want someone to be wrong, I want someone or something to hurt me. And I always get it, because that’s what … Read more

Breathe easier with Medicaid and CHIP coverage

Published on August 5, 2014 Your kids can get the care they need for allergies, asthma, or just a common cold. And you can breathe easier knowing that coverage is just a click or phone call away. Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) offer free or low-cost health coverage for kids and teens … Read more

Help your kids start the school year strong with health coverage

Published on August 22, 2014 Help your kids start the new school year strong by making sure they get the health coverage they need. With Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), they can get check-ups, immunizations, eye exams, and other care they need to participate in classroom and after-school activities. These programs offer … Read more

High Levels of PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals in Kids’ School Uniforms

By Sydney Murphy HealthDay Reporter HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Your children’s school clothes may look neat, but are they safe to wear? Maybe not. Researchers found high levels of dangerous chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in school uniforms sold across North America. These … Read more