National Prevention Week 2015

SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week 2015 is May 17-23, 2015. This year’s theme is “The Voice of One, the Power of All.” SAMHSA asked people two questions: “What does prevention mean to you?” “Why are preventing substance abuse and promoting...

New program helps small retailers offer healthy food

It’s not always easy to find healthy and affordable food in gas stations, dollar stores or corner grocery stores. The University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services are offering a new program to show...

The Scientific 7-Minute Workout

  This column appears in the May 12 issue of The New York Times Magazine. Exercise science is a fine and intellectually fascinating thing. But sometimes you just want someone to lay out guidelines for how to put the newest fitness research into...