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Posted byon November 16, 2011 at 4:00 PM EDT
Inez Tenenbaum, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announces new toy safety rules that limit toxic materials and require safety testing before toys are sold.
Posted byon November 10, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
Retailers play a vital role in protecting kids from deadly tobacco.
Posted byon November 2, 2011 at 6:26 PM EDT
First Lady was in New Orleans to highlight the importance of building healthy habits at a very young age, a key component of the Let's Move Child Care initiative
Posted byon October 28, 2011 at 5:49 PM EDT
Maren Johnson, a junior at Watertown High School in Watertown, SD, describes how she spreads the word on the importance of washing your hands.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 7:25 PM EDT
She challenged attendees at the Mayor’s Summit on Food Deserts to look for ways to attract grocery stores and other businesses selling fresh produce to their communities
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 3:53 PM EDT
This second blog in our ongoing series with HelloGiggles, Women Working To Do Good, features a young woman that started her own urban homestead in Chicago.
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 2:28 PM EDT
Meet the recepients of the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal, given to Americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 8:43 PM EDT
The First Lady honors schools that met the goal to double the number of participants in the HealthierUS School Challenge in a year. The HealthierUS School Challenge recognizes schools that provide exceptional nutrition education, nutritious food and beverage choices, physical education and opportunities for physical activity.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 9:10 AM EDT
A physician, scientist and mother "clears the air" of the myth that restrictions on air polluters are too intrusive, too expensive and too burdensome.
Posted byon October 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM EDT
The National Archives exhibit, "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?", explores the many ways that government has affected the American diet over the years.