Our health: what’s the beef?

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Since 2009, all meat sold in the U.S. included labels informing consumers where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. But in late December, Congress repealed the law that requires Country of Origin Labeling, otherwise known as COOL. The next time you bite into steak, you may be unknowingly consuming an animal that was raised […]

Fruitridge-Franklin Health: Step over the tracks

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For the past four years, I’ve been fond of the neighborhood I live in. A neighborhood considered to be bad – or “ghetto” – because it’s in the middle of the Franklin and Fruitridge neighborhoods. Yes, there’s often a helicopter in the sky, hovering around looking for who knows what. The neighborhood’s health looks sketchy […]