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National Health News Freedom With Fries? Texas Official Wants Deep Fryers Back In Schools

Freedom With Fries? Texas Official Wants Deep Fryers Back In Schools

tle more than 10 years ago, Texas banned soda machines and deep fryers in public school cafeterias. Now the state’s current agriculture commissioner, Sid Miller, wants to do away with that ban. He believes these kinds of restrictions should be in the hands of local school boards — not state regulators. But some students […]

6/12/15 at 10:15 am     1188      , , , , ,     NPR
National Health News Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don’t Drink Enough

Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don’t Drink Enough

American children and teenagers aren’t drinking enough fluids, and that’s leaving them mildly dehydrated, according to a new study. In fact, one-quarter of a broad cross-section of children ages 6 to 19 apparently don’t drink any water as part of their fluid intake. The Harvard scientists who turned up the finding were initially looking […]

6/12/15 at 10:07 am     1263      , , , ,     NPR