By Anna Medaris Miller, Special To The Washington Post
November 4, 2013 6 a.m.
Whoever said that running a marathon is mostly mental lied. That’s what I was thinking as I winced across the 14th Street Bridge in Washington during the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon. After 20-plus miles, it wasn’t a lack of energy or a bad attitude that was holding me back but troubles with, to put it politely, my gastrointestinal tract.
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By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press
October 28, 2013 5:59 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Federal officials were watching Thursday for possible reports of illnesses linked to packaged foods from a plant in Kansas that have been recalled over concerns about potential Listeria contamination.
By Lucy Westcott, Capital News Service
October 21, 2013 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — America's 12 largest supermarkets and retailers are failing to curb their hydrofluorocarbon emissions, adding large amounts of greenhouse gases to the environment, according to a new report.