June 3, 2013 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the appointment of 15 nationally recognized experts to serve on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.
December 19, 2012 As part of the Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has awarded more than $80 million to 197 school-based health center programs across the U.S. This funding will allow school-based health centers…
May 23, 2012 Fullerton, CA-based Stauber Performance Ingredients, Inc., with New York, NY and Atlanta, GA based equity sponsor, ICV Partners, has acquired Florida, NY-based Pharmline, Inc. from Gadot Biochemical Industries, Ltd.
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Sheldon Baker || November 25, 2011 Nancy Childs, PhD, is professor of food marketing in the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. She has more than 100 publications, proceedings and book chapters addressing nutrition marketing and health claim policy, obesity and consumer and commercialization issues with functional foods.
August 1, 2011 America’s massive vending market for foods and beverages may be static—at around $43 billion, according to Vending Times’ most recent “Annual Vending Industry Census”—and the “healthy” segment may account for only 4% of this total, but healthy vending’s rate of growth is firmly in double-digits, with some industry executives forecasting growth of as much as 50% per annum.
Rebecca Wright || January 20, 2010 In the largest national survey of its kind, researchers from UCLA and UC San Diego measured medical students' attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and found that three-quarters of them felt conventional Western medicine would benefit by integrating more CAM therapies and ideas.