“They needed the high blood pressure medication,” said Fields, the executive director of the Fields-Wolfe Memorial Foundation. “But at the end of the day I wanted to write a prescription that said: here’s a job, here’s a voucher for preschool, here is a book.”
“This outbreak is not a threat to public health,” said Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, deputy director of acute communicable disease control and prevention for the LA County Department of Public Health.
“Women deserve equal treatment when it comes to sex,” states an online petition to the FDA organized by one such group, Even the Score, which garnered almost 25,000 supporters.
“These tiny plastic beads are washed directly down the drain and into our water systems, where they harm our waterways and the animals that live there,” said Rep. Dianne Primavera, D-Broomfield and sponsor of the bill.
“It’s just so awesome to hear her little voice,” said Julie Lopez of Big Spring, Texas, who enrolled her daughter in the study at USC, where researchers say she’s progressing well.
“This can be a problem, since even one small bite of a product containing milk can cause a dangerous reaction in some individuals,” says FDA researcher Binaifer Bedford.
The Agriculture and Health and Human Services Departments will use the advisory committee’s report to write the final version of the 2015 dietary guidelines, due by the end of this year.
Government rules requiring many schools to hold more nutritious fundraisers, along with a trend toward healthier eating in schools, could mean trouble for the long-beloved bake sale. In response, schools are selling everything from fruit to kid-friendly shoelaces.
“I was always very upset that my sickest patients always seemed to get lost in the health care system,” Brenner said after the Aurora graduation ceremony. “So, this has been a labor of love.”