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2014-10-01 15:02:38

Families and individuals often find themselves questioning where they should be living, in the city or in the country. The question of whether urban living is better or worse than rural living involves a number of issues and factors, but the bottom line is choosing a place to live that provides the best quality of life for that family or individual.

2014-09-03 16:21:00

Voucher program provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables for 5,000 children and families in five counties ARLINGTON, Va., Sept.

2014-08-22 08:23:24

NBC's Today Show Main Street Makeover with Martin Lindstrom and Vancouver based Juice Group Advertising breathe new life into a struggling Baltimore corner store. BALTIMORE,

2014-07-28 10:08:55

Vouchers to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets increase the amount of produce in the diets of some families on food assistance.

2014-06-11 08:29:26

Columbia SIPA researchers also find Green Carts are creating economically viable small business opportunities for immigrant entrepreneurs, recognize important role of philanthropy in promoting and

2014-05-05 11:23:47

Living close to a supermarket appears to be a key factor in the success of interventions to help obese children eat better and improve their weight.

Neighborhood Grocery Store Initiative Fails To Change Fruit And Vegetable Intake Or Obesity
2014-02-04 10:07:26

Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University.

2013-11-05 11:48:52

There is more to the cost of living in a food desert than higher prices for the few fruits and vegetables sold nearby.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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