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The Power of the Private Sector to Save Lives

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Good news travels fast. This week's announcement by CVS Caremark that they will stop selling tobacco products by October 1 was front-page news and a topic of conversation everywhere. My first thought? What a great example of a company voluntarily doing the right thing.

Live from Bethlehem: The Goldman Sachs 2013 Christmas Story

Bill Quigley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Wait. Mary and Joseph have picked up baby Jesus and are stepping over the piles of presents. They are leaving the spotlights and the microphones and the piles of presents. Where on earth are they going? What is wrong with them?

Inside The FDA's Food Safety Letdown

Bloomberg Markets | Posted 10.13.2012 | Food

William Beach loved cantaloupe -- so much so that starting in June last year he ate it almost every day. By August, the 87-year-old retired tractor me...

Who's Behind Arby's $2M Gift to 'No Kid Hungry," Santa or the Grinch?

Joe Waters | Posted 02.18.2012 | Food
Joe Waters

There's a nagging question for me. Should a national leader in anti-hunger programs have a partnerhip with a fast food chain that sells mostly anti-nutritional foods that should be served to families with a side of Lipitor?

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Hunger and Thankful Giving

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 01.16.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

During this time of year, many local grocery stores as well as chains, offer the opportunity for shoppers to purchase a bag of food, a meal or to drop off a food item in a "food barrel".

Mark Salling: Glee's Noah "Puck" Puckerman on His New Puppy, New "Child Hunger Ends Here" Campaign, and New Season

S.Z. Berg | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
S.Z. Berg

Mark Salling, who's best known for his mean jock character Noah "Puck" Puckerman on Glee, has every reason to be excited. He just got a new puppy, an...

Cooking Oil Maker Sued Over Fishy 'All-Natural' Claims

Posted 10.25.2011 | Food

A class action lawsuit has been filed against ConAgra Foods regarding the company's use of the term "all-natural" in the packaging and advertising for...

New Report Reveals State-by-State Information on Child Hunger

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

For many children, summer is a time of play and relaxation. But for other children, these months are the most difficult in terms of having access to reliable meals.

Do You Have the Postrecession Blues?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Now that the "official" recession, as measured by government statistics, is ending, it may be a good time to ask whether your "psychological" recession has ended as well.

Ivanka Trump Blogs: Bring Your Lunch To Work To Save Money

New York Times | Stephanie Clifford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumers need a voice in these tough times. And that voice is coming from Ivanka Trump. Ms. Trump -- daughter of Donald, owner of a diamond jewelry ...