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Clark County Public Health now allows dogs at restaurants’ outdoor spaces

July 12, 2019, 6:10am Clark County Health

Each year, dogs seem to become more like people. Read story

PeaceHealth implements new food services program

July 1, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Health

Sierra Bell knocks on the door of a patient’s room at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. Read story

State to explain food safety rule changes

July 19, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

The state Department of Health will present information about proposed changes to Washington's food safety rules from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Vancouver Community Library's Columbia Room, 901 C St. Read story

Which meats are a cut above?

July 8, 2019, 6:03am Health

As an average consumer, you probably have a vague awareness of the nutritional value of your meats — fish being better than red meat, for example. The issue can be complicated, because all meats have pros and cons, research can come up with conflicting results, and studies can surprise us.… Read story

Eating disorders not just in young

June 24, 2019, 6:05am Health

You’re an adult with multiple decades to your credit, and you’ve got it all together — or look as if you do. The fact that you never have a kind word for yourself when you look in the mirror? Well, who does? Your eating and exercise obsessions, secret binges and… Read story

FILE - This April 3, 2018, file photo shows a closeup of a beam scale in New York. A study released on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, found U.S. preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of shrinking obesity weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped to about 14 percent in 2016, the latest data available and a steady decline from 16 percent in 2010, researchers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

U.S. preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity

FILE - This April 3, 2018, file photo shows a closeup of a beam scale in New York. A study released on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, found U.S. preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of shrinking obesity weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped to about 14 percent in 2016, the latest data available and a steady decline from 16 percent in 2010, researchers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

June 18, 2019, 9:32am Health

CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Read story

WinCo’s frozen raspberries from Washington farm recalled

June 17, 2019, 8:27am Health

BELLINGHAM — Frozen red raspberries from a Washington farm are being recalled across the western U.S. Read story

This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an “ultra-processed” lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade. Researchers found people ate an average of 500 extra calories a day when fed mostly processed foods, compared with when the same people were fed minimally processed foods. That’s even though researchers tried to match the meals for nutrients like fat, fiber and sugar.

What’s so bad about processed foods? Scientists offer clues

This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an “ultra-processed” lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade. Researchers found people ate an average of 500 extra calories a day when fed mostly processed foods, compared with when the same people were fed minimally processed foods. That’s even though researchers tried to match the meals for nutrients like fat, fiber and sugar.

June 14, 2019, 10:40am Health

NEW YORK — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there’s something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Read story

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize

June 10, 2019, 10:21am Health

DES MOINES, Iowa — A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia was awarded the 2019 World Food Prize on Monday. Read story

Food-speak that disgusts dietitians

June 9, 2019, 6:03am Food

The words we use matter. Our choice of language not only mirrors our current way of thinking, it also has the power to shape our attitudes and behaviors over time. That’s why so many food and nutrition professionals cringe at much of the conversation around food and health today. Seemingly… Read story