FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…
Navy Recruit Graduation: January 20, 2017
Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a
How Much Sleep Do I Need?
Newborn No recommendation (American Academy of Sleep Medicine)2 Infant Toddler Pre-school School Age Teen Adult 7-8 hours1 Although the amount of sleep you get each day is important, other aspects of your sleep also contribute to your health and well-being. Good sleep quality is also essential. Signs of poor sleep quality include not feeling rested even after getting enough sleep, repeatedly waking up during the night, and experiencing symptoms of sleep disorders (such as snoring or gasping for air). Improving sleep quality may be helped by better sleep habits or being diagnosed and treated for any sleep disorder you may have References Hirshkowitz M, Whiton K, Albert SM, Alessi C, Bruni O, et al. The National…
Justice Department Obtains $750,000 From PHH Mortgage Corp. for Unlawfully Foreclosing on...
The Justice Department today announced that PHH Mortgage Corporation (PHH) has agreed to pay $750,000 to six servicemembers to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by unlawfully foreclosing on their homes without obtaining the required court orders.
What It Means To Be A Veteran Without The Experience Of War
Without having been involved in combat, this veteran says he's left wondering what kind of man he is.
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
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Change Your Name? How to Get a Corrected Social Security Card
If you change your legal name by marriage or any other reason, the law requires you to get a corrected Social Security card. How do you do that?
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Florida Compounding Pharmacy and Its Owners to Pay at Least $775,000 to Resolve False Claims Act...
“The Department will continue to hold accountable providers that pay illegal kickbacks to induce patient referrals,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt for the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “Kickback schemes undermine public trust in our health care system and lead to unnecessary health care costs at taxpayers’ expense.”
Russian researchers study how Arctic indigenous children adapt to urban life
For nearly 100 years, boarding schools for indigenous children have existed in Russia's far north