obesity

Help children eat healthfully

I am a seventh grader at E.V. Cain Middle School in Auburn. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 percent of American children are obese. This is a growin ...

Psychotropic drugs harm

There is a lot of violence all over the world. Do you ever wonder why? Did you know that 100 million people worldwide are now on psychotropic drugs? These drugs cause serious adv ...

Food for a healthy American diet

A few days after moving to the United States in 1962, Gopal Kapur went to dinner at his college dormitory’s cafeteria. Kapur, who grew up in India, couldn’t speak English well ...

Lose weight, tubby USA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a new economic study that estimates the health cost of obesity at $147 billion annually. The proposed health care reform measur ...

Flabby tabbies need weight help, too

Meet Ken — the 23-pound cat and Auburn’s newest biggest loser. He’s twice his body weight, and according to his “coach,” Rosemary Frieborn, he’s determined to shed th ...

More bad budget news could be on the way from analyst

SACRAMENTO (AP) ” State officials grappling with a $14.5 billion budget deficit could find they have a bigger problem than they thought. The legislative analyst's office is ...