As we continue to work on healthy choices, our kitchens are central in helping to promote and support healthy eating. Our refrigerator, freezer and pantry — if not properly stocked with staple ingredients — could be contributing to sabotaging our best efforts. After reviewing our freezers an…

Along with the joys of our upcoming Halloween are facts that are truly frightening: consuming more sugar. And we all know it is not just children indulging in the sugary treats, as adults confess to sneaking some of the store-bought candy even before our doorbells ring on Halloween.

Clear and accurate nutrition labeling is an important way to help consumers follow dietary guidelines and make informed decisions on what they consume and choices they make for themselves and their families. As a result, the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 mandated that standard…

Head injuries and concussions continue to ignite a firestorm among the public, and for good reason. High school athletes sustain an estimated 300,000 concussions per year. And National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell recently announced an initiative intended to increase the safety…

Our flu season is around the corner. And while the timing varies in different parts of the country, most flu activity — influenza-like illness, hospitalizations and sadly, even deaths — will occur between October 2016 and run into May 2017.