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Michelle Obama Health

FLOTUS Pushes Industry To Keep Improving

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 03.08.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama praised the food industry on Friday for its efforts to market healthier foods but said more needs to be done. At a speec...

WATCH: Big Bird, First Lady, Sesame Street Promote Good Eating, Exercise

AP | Posted 02.22.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Sesame Street's Big Bird is helping Michelle Obama encourage kids to eat healthier and be more active. They're starring in a pair of pu...

First Lady Praises, Then Backs Away From, Bloomberg's Soda Ban Proposal

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama says banning big servings of sugary drinks isn't anything she'd want to do at the federal level, but she ...

Students Do Jumping Jacks With The First Lady To Set Record

AP | By STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama is trying to help set a world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. An overcast...

Michelle Obama And Jill Biden Announce New Health Care Services (VIDEO) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden teamed up to announce two new health care initiatives from the White House. This fall, under the Afforda...

Drugs, Poisons and Metals in Our Meat -- USDA Needs A Major Overhaul

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

Washington dumped some more bad news Friday afternoon when the USDA's Office of Inspector General issued a damning and unsettling report on the department's "National Residue Program for Cattle."