December 11, 2015, 9am PST
Quartz makes the point that supermarkets alone won't solve the problem of poor diets among low-income Americans.
December 11, 2012, 11am PST
Sabrina Tavernise reports on promising news concerning one of America's most formidable public health crises: for the first time in decades several American cities are reporting declines in childhood obesity rates.
May 30, 2012, 12pm PDT
In a new book out this week, Michelle Obama explores the lessons she's learned while cultivating the First Garden, which has blossomed into a nationwide anti-obesity campaign, writes Marian Burros.
April 18, 2012, 1pm PDT
Gina Kolata reports on the findings of two new studies that question the very concept of food deserts in poor neighborhoods, and the connection between fresh food access and obesity.