Posts tagged "child nutrition"

Oct. 13 news: Child nutrition, breast cancer screenings, abortion decisions

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.
Child nutrition reauthorization advances in Senate

Child nutrition reauthorization advances in Senate

A Senate committee unanimously approved legislation today to reauthorize our nation’s child nutrition programs, which include school breakfasts and lunches.
Child nutrition: The key to creating the healthiest nation

Child nutrition: The key to creating the healthiest nation

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses the importance of child nutrition and the role of schools in delivering in a guest post published on USDA's blog.

Aug. 19 news: Fatal traffic accidents, healthy school meals, EMS care for kids

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.
First lady, advocates oppose efforts to weaken nutrition standards

First lady, advocates oppose efforts to weaken nutrition standards

n a letter sent to Congress on May 20, child health advocates including APHA and several APHA Affiliates strongly urged opposition to “efforts to intervene in science-based rules regarding the federal child nutrition programs.”