Experts: Health risks higher from packaged greens

DES MOINES — The outbreak of a stomach bug two states have linked to bagged salad came as little surprise to food safety experts, who say the process of harvesting, washing and packaging leafy greens provides numerous opportunities for contamination. Although nutritionists stress the chances of getting sick from vegetables are low compared to the […]

Health insurance options for same-sex couples

Silver Lake residents David Michael Barrett and husband Mark Peters were married in 2008 during the brief period in which same-sex marriage was legal in California. And for almost a decade, they considered themselves fortunate to qualify for work-based insurance coverage provided through Peters’ employer. But when Peters left his job last month, the couple […]

Kosair Charities to fight child abuse in Ky.

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 7:00 am Kosair Charities to fight child abuse in Ky. Associated Press | 0 comments LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For scarcely a century, Kosair Charities has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to caring for Kentucky children with diseases and disabilities. Now a Louisville-based non-profit organisation is combating another childhood flay […]