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Monday, May 02, 2016

Nutrition

Over 1,500 West Virginians will lose food stamps benefits

Officials say more than 1,500 West Virginians will lose their food stamp benefits starting next month
Published: 04/25/16

Workers killed on job in New Hampshire to be honored

The New Hampshire Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health is hosting a memorial dinner for families of those killed on the job in 2015
Published: 04/25/16

Some Kentucky food stamp recipients losing benefits on May 1

The state says about 9,000 people living in eight Kentucky counties will lose their food stamps in about a week for not complying with federal work and training requirements
Published: 04/22/16

Weight loss plans show results at Peoria-area wildlife park

Wildlife Prairie Park is seeing promising results with the weight loss plans it implemented for many of the animals living at the facility outside of Peoria
Published: 04/22/16

Job training required for thousands of food stamp recipients

Gov. John Bel Edwards will require thousands of non-working, childless adults who receive food stamps to participate in job training programs to continue getting the assistance
Published: 04/21/16

Michigan boosts healthy food efforts amid Flint water crisis

Michigan is boosting efforts to provide healthy food to Flint residents amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water
Published: 04/21/16

Report: 41,000 lost food stamps in Wisconsin last year

A new report from Gov. Scott Walker's administration says more than 41,000 people lost access to food stamps in the first year of a new state law requiring them to seek employment
Published: 04/21/16

Michigan man credits time in jail for helping weight loss

A 63-year-old man who is jailed in Michigan says his time behind bars helped him shed a lot of extra weight
Published: 04/21/16

Missouri cuts off food stamp benefits for 26,000 adults

About 26,000 Missouri residents have lost government food stamp benefits for failing to comply with work and job training responsibilities
Published: 04/20/16

Man who sold deadly diet drug on eBay to plead guilty

A man who sold an illegal diet drug on eBay to a Rhode Island resident who later died is scheduled to plead guilty to a misdemeanor in federal court
Published: 04/20/16