(NEW YORK) -- A United Nations committee strengthened a treaty on Monday on children's rights in their fight against climate change, according to new guidance from the organization.Countries should work to safeguard a clean, healthy and sustainable environment for children around the world as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo's plane touches down in Beijing, the goal of the trip, according to the Secretary, is to promote "healthy competition" between the two countries but also walk a fine line between holding China accountable for the national... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 14-year-old Arizona girl who mysteriously went missing in 2019 has been found "safe, happy and healthy" in Montana, authorities said.Alicia Navarro, now 18, went alone to a police department in a small Montana town near the Canadian border to identify... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's not just sensitive populations who are at risk in the current poor air quality conditions covering a large swath of the U.S. due to the wildfires burning in Canada.Inhaling toxic smoke and ash from wildfires could weaken the immune system and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former first lady Michelle Obama has announced her latest venture, PLEZi Nutrition, aimed at creating healthy food and beverage options for parents to give "healthier, great-tasting products" to their kids.Obama first shared the news of the public benefit company, whose purpose... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Eggs prices are on the rise due to an ongoing avian flu outbreak limiting supply, and while they are still safe to eat, many people are seeking alternatives to keep costs down, as experts say it may take months for prices... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For the first time ever, an annual ranking of best diets now includes diets that work best for the whole family.The flexitarian, Mediterranean and TLC diets all tied for first place in the family-friendly category of U.S. News and World Report's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Americans will soon be gathering for Thanksgiving, celebrating the holiday semi-normally for the first time in more than two years.However, it comes at a time when respiratory viruses are surging across the United States. According to data from the Centers for Disease... Read More.
(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- Foods that claim to be "healthy" on their packaging will soon be subject to a new set of labeling guidelines, part of an effort by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help educate consumers on nutrition literacy and align... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The start of a new school year is a time for new learning, new schedules and new teachers and friends.Unfortunately, it can also be a time for new illnesses as kids return to spending time inside classrooms.This school year is also... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- There is growing pushback among the health care community over Florida's decision to advise against vaccinating healthy children for COVID-19, with an increasing number of health officials coming forward to strongly criticize the move.On Monday, Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph A.... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Despite widespread support for pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations from the nation's top health officials, Florida will become the first state in the country to advise against vaccinating healthy children for COVID-19, the state's Surgeon General, Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo, announced on Monday."The... Read More.