States Want Baked Goods, Fried Food, Sodas in Schools Despite Obesity Problem

States Want Baked Goods, Fried Food, Sodas in Schools Despite Obesity Problem

A decision to return deep fryers and sugary soft drinks in Texas school cafeterias has some shaking their heads in disbelief. Meanwhile, Michigan is moving to resume bake sales on campuses. The rebel yell of those who want freedom of choice for kids flies in the face of the worsening childhood obesity and health issues. […]

Traffic Noise Can Lead to Obesity

Traffic Noise Can Lead to Obesity

The paramount mantra in real estate is “Location, Location, Location.” Location impacts home values, proximity to shopping and recreational activities, what schools are available and, surprisingly, one’s waistline. A new study shows the impact of location – particularly proximity to traffic noise from cars or planes – can lead residents to pack on inches and […]