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Entries by Michele Simon from 05/2012

Why I Am Not Attending or Watching 'Weight of the Nation'

| Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living

The national hysteria over obesity has reached a crescendo this week, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosts the conference, "Weight of the Nation," in Washington, D.C.

More Empty Recommendations on Junk Food Marketing to Children

| Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

The only thing getting accelerated is lobbying dollars into politicians' pockets. And kids' poor health.

Guide to Fighting Fast Food in Your Own Backyard

| Posted 05.22.2012 | Huffington Post

There has never been a better time to get active and take a stand against the infiltration of fast food in your neighborhood. We certainly cannot wait for policymakers in Washington to protect the people.

Advocates Beat Big Chicken in Maryland to Ban Arsenic in Feed

| Posted 05.28.2012 | Huffington Post

Who is ready for some good news? I thought so. Last week, Maryland became the first state in the nation to ban the use of arsenic in chicken feed. W...