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The largest U.S. association of nutrition professionals responds to proposed USDA rule changes

In March of this year, the Food and Nutrition Service—operating under the United States Department of Agriculture—proposed new rulings within the Employment & Training sections of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...
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Healthcare’s New Digital Era

Healthcare systems’ and facilities’ response to COVID-19 has uncovered technology applications and remote care capabilities that are steering the industry even faster into a digitally-driven era—while simultaneously reshaping the outcomes ...
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Linking nutrition and research key to U.S. leadership in global nutrition investments

Four years have passed since government officials representing eight separate U.S. federal departments and agencies launched the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan 2016-2021. The sub-groups that make up this ...
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Outcomes led by health technologies are inspiring hope for fighting COVID-19

Health data has proven itself an invaluable tool in delivering quality care delivery, enhanced patience experiences, and valuable insights towards developing more effective treatment protocols. In critical health situations that ...
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Some states are open, while others remain closed. Which choice is best? Health experts weigh in

A recent Gallup poll determined 73% of Americans “think there’s a shortage of coronavirus tests” in the U.S. Additionally, the poll also concluded that there’s been a 23% drop in ...
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Top 10 rules for owning your job search during COVID-19

Industries and economies continue to grapple with the lifestyle and work shifts resulting from COVID-19. Many are committed to pursuing their job hunt, while others are beginning their search from ...
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Get the full picture of what’s in your food with the new Nutrition Facts label

January 2020 marked the official compliance date for food manufacturers—with annual revenue of $10 million or more—to update the nutrition label found on their products as a result of the ...
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Nutritional experts advise USDA against recommended changes to school nutrition standards

Approximately 30 million children receive school-provided lunch–and almost half those receiving breakfast as well–through coordinated efforts and federal partnerships operated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA ...
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Leading RDs share 3 top ways nutrition can protect and improve your health during a pandemic

Discovering creative ways to adjust to a new, temporary way of living demands flexibility and patience. As many prioritize their personal health to reduce exposure to the coronavirus, nutrition remains ...
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Immune-boosting foods proven to reduce your risk of infection

As COVID-19 test kits reach key areas across the country and opportunities to be tested rise, the world eagerly waits as health experts explore possible cures and develop vaccines for ...
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COVID-19 uncovers large-scale flaws, leading U.S. health administrators to reshape the system

Fewer doctors, fewer beds, higher out-of-pocket expenses, and increasing numbers of uninsured or under insured Americans are among the immediate priorities health systems and administrators are now challenged to improve ...
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Technology is proving key to speeding our return to everyday life.

In late March, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partnered with state and local governments to facilitate a geolocation initiative to analyze coronavirus spread and compliance measures as ...
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How countries successfully balance public trust as health data sharing hastens

As of April 2020, approximately 30 countries have taken action to enable digital technology as a containment strategy for COVID-19. Through the use of these apps, combined with health data ...
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Telehealth is the solution for one leading U.S. Pharmacy

Recent and evolving CDC recommendations for social distancing measures and stay-at-home protocols have energized Walgreens to expand its teleheath capabilities, providing broader, effective care to patients when and where they ...
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