Diabetes is on the rise across the U.S. according to a report released this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One out of every eleven American adults has diabetes, or 9.3 percent, up one percent over the last three years. That equates to more than three million new diabetics.
UPDATE Feb. 19, 2014, 10:35 a.m.: This measure is in the House Taxation and Revenue Committee.
The state Senate approved a bill last night that creates temporary funding for more than two dozen rural hospitals.
UPDATE Feb. 19, 2014, at 1:00 p.m.: HB 81 is stuck in committee.
Two years ago, the USDA made the first changes in a generation to public school meals. Students would see more produce at lunchtime.
Americans are even poorer than the Census Bureau first predicted last month. New estimates, released Monday, show that sixteen percent of Americans were living in poverty in 2010. Devin Browne reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk.