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School Breakfast: An Opportunity for a Healthy Start

The federally subsidized School Breakfast Program began as a pilot project in 1966 and was made permanent in 1975. Students that meet Federal Poverty Level (FPL) requirements are eligible to receive free or reduced-price breakfast, which is typically served in … Continue reading

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My Road to Public Health

Hi readers! Just thought I would take some time to introduce myself. I was so excited to get that first blog post out regarding contraception, because the more news that came out about limiting women’s rights and access to care, … Continue reading

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Top 20 Myths & Facts About High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is in the news, as the Corn Refiners Association wants to change the name of the product to “corn syrup,” a name that defines the product’s ingredients for the general public. At the same time, advocates … Continue reading

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17 Intriguing Infographics About Global Health

Anyone who is interested in public health may also be interested in the recent rash of new information graphics that attempt to portray various global health issues. While graphics often provide an easier way to understand an issue for many … Continue reading

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