The Observer

FDA cuts the fat

Sarah Jawhari, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2015

Heart disease has reigned as the leading cause of death in the United States for over 60 years. Chronic destruction and blockage of coronary arteries have devastating effects, often leaving the heart beyond repair. With over three million cases in the U.S. each year, and over 600,000 deaths, this problem...

Medical professionals work to improve food options in US hospitals

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2015

With the growing obesity epidemic that has plagued the United States, medical professionals are protesting the presence of junk food options in hospitals. Large fast food companies, including McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Chick-Fil-A, have contracts with many hospitals across the nation. In one example,...

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