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Health Law Sleepers: Six Surprising Health Items That Could Disappear With ACA Repeal

The Affordable Care Act of course affected premiums and insurance purchasing. It guaranteed people with pre-existing conditions could buy health coverage and allowed children to stay on parents’ plans until age 26. 919 more words

Neurodiversity News & Notes

How many have I been eating?!?!?

So I started the dreaded food journal yesterday. I usually do good for a few days then I forget or have a high calorie day and quit. 169 more words

Chef Wife

Half-Irked, Half-Bored

The plan to beat Americans into submission has worked well, which makes it the only thing presently functioning.  Everyone residing in this erstwhile kick-ass nation should be in revolt over how much they’re bossed around.   830 more words

Government Pushes Back Deadline For Restaurant Menu Labeling Again

A law requiring calorie counts to be posted for most food items that people eat outside of their homes was part of the Affordable Care Act, which passed in 2010. 335 more words

Posting calorie counts really does fight obesity

Until recently, the sophisticated view about calorie labels in restaurants was one of despair: A series of studies suggested that the practice, required by Obamacare and modeled on what has been done in New York and other cities, just doesn’t succeed in promoting healthy food choices and reducing obesity.

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Culture

House Passes Bill Weakening Rules For Menu Calorie Counts In Restaurants

Hey, remember how the Food and Drug Administration gave restaurants a yearlong extension on the deadline for getting their act together regarding calorie counts on menus nationwide? 473 more words

Government Policy