The connections we form with family and friends play an important role in our health. July is Social Wellness Month, and we encourage you to use it as an opportunity to focus on maintaining healthy relationships that can enrich your life year-round.
As of late June, both the Senate and House versions of the 2018 Farm Bill have passed. Now, Congress has to collaborate to create one bill before the 2014 Farm Bill expires. We may see compromise and action by the end of this week.
Although many rural Americans grow the majority of our food supply, they are widely affected by hunger. Hunger is detrimental to the health and well-being of all food insecure people, but living in a rural area can make living with hunger even worse.
Sugary beverages are readily available almost anywhere you can buy food. Often, these drinks are cheap, and many consumers tend to gravitate toward them instead of healthier options. Across the country, soda taxes have helped decrease consumption of these beverages and improve public health.
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