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Lunch and schools

Tom Colicchio comments on HR5504 – Improving nutrition for America’s Children using a personal example to illustrate his point that obesity can be symptom of poverty. Currently obesity is a problem for more of us than we care to admit, and most worrisome for kids. More recently, my wife [filmmaker Lori Silverbush] started mentoring a […]

"Wellness" — Or Else

Maggie Mahar on “The Health Beat” gives us a head’s up on yet another perverse incentive, this time one that superficially looks like one of those bleeding-heart lefty Wellness provisions, but will have the opposite effect if not patched up. (Note: Maggies post is built on AlterNet post here. How Insurers May Use “Wellness Programs” […]