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Rural Montana residents get lower-quality fruits, vegetables

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Fruits and vegetables sold in rural Montana stores cost the same but are of lower quality than those sold in urban stores, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

The quality of fruits and vegetables could be a factor in obesity […]

August 13th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Nutrition|Tags: , |0 Comments

Calling 911 in rural areas leads to faster heart attack care

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Arriving to the hospital by ambulance speeds up life-saving treatment for heart attack patients in rural areas and confirms the important role paramedics have in expediting care, according to research that was published Wednesday on the American Heart Association journal website Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes.

The […]

April 29th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Attempts to change standards for school foods stalled

Attempts to change standards that make school foods healthier stalled out this summer in both chambers of Congress leaving the current guidelines in place as the school year begins.

While the House Appropriations Committee approved language in their version of the agriculture spending bill that would allow schools to opt […]