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Concerns About Drinking Water Go Beyond Lead

Peter Lehner | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Lehner

If there's one thing we've learned from Flint, it's that failure to protect water supplies can be a tragic public health and economic miscalculation.

Ag Lobby Paints Itself Into a Conservation Corner

Donald Carr | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Donald Carr

We should be paying farmers to do the right thing. Conservation needs to be viewed as a crop since incentives will be key to water quality and GHG reduction efforts. But if the ultimate goal is clean water and agriculture productivity, then the ag lobby is going to have to fight hard and loud for conservation funding.

5 Things Never To Feed Your Child

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 03.26.2012 | Parents
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Today, I often get questions from parents regarding the healthiest foods to give their children. More often than not, they don't like my answers. Do you ever wonder about how the foods you're giving your child today may affect him or her tomorrow? Here are five to steer clear of.

Hot Dogs For Labor Day? Here Are The Best of the Wurst!

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

During Hot Dog Season, Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans typically consume 7 billion hot dogs! And while hot dogs are not exactly a health professional's favorite food, you don't have to ditch your dog completely this Labor Day.

Nitrogen Fertilizer's Toll: Not Just Dead Zones

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

It is time for agriculture to dramatically reduce the millions of pounds of nitrogen pollution that flow off farms every year and then contaminate public waterways and drinking water supplies.