If you've ever eaten baby food, first of all, we sincerely hope you've had a baby, and second, you know it usually doesn't taste very good.
Chef Brian Miller of Onesto Pizza & Trattoria (5401 Finkman Street; 314-802-8883) wants to change that perception by teaching people how to make their own bab ... More >>
Here's a health-related bill from a Republican lawmaker in Missouri that just perhaps may not face intense backlash from women's rights groups across the state and country. It's State Senator Rob Schaaf's breast-feeding bill -- a proposal to give women better protections to nurse in public.
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No, not to you. The award-winning Springfield, Missouri-based chocolate company will be using proceeds from two of its products to fund school lunch programs in villages in Tanzania and the Philippines.
The PTA's at Mwaya Secondary School in the Kyela region of Tanzania and Malagos Elementary Scho ... More >>
In last week's paper we told you about five St. Louis ghost stories that just won't die.
One was the sad tale of "The Bubbleheads," a mythical family in north county with heads the size of pumpkins. Urban legend has it that their deformity was caused by experimental drugs or inbreeding. Other theo ... More >>
Okay. So perhaps it didn't generate as much buzz as that Time cover a few months ago, still August 5 was a big deal for breastfeeding. Women across 23 countries and 626 cities gathered at 10:30 a.m. in their local times zones to "simultaneously" breastfeed their children.[View video below.]St. Louis ... More >>
If we want to improve American kids' performance in math, it may behoove us to no longer consider cafeteria pizza a serving of vegetables.
According to a new study out from the University of Missouri-Columbia, kids who were persistently obese did worse on math tests than thinner children.
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Wentzville Holt High School got national exposure this week when Fox & Friends highlighted a student boycott over the district's school lunches. As student Hannah Lucas explained to the show's host Gretchen Carlson (video below), the school got rid of ketchup and mustard dispensers this year ... More >>
Kevin Kline and Chelsey Campbell Chelsey Campbell's brown hair was long. On the cold morning he met her, that's what Kevin Kline noticed first. During an on-location broadcast at the Texas Children's Cancer Center in 2005, the morning radio host was idle in the time between the show's 5:30 a. ... More >>
funnyden.comThis is why the TSA searches kids.There's a reason why the TSA searches kids and babies. It just takes one rogue tot with some explosives in his puréed turkey and noodles to cause a national tragedy!
Thursday morning, a mother flying from Dallas to Chicago with her eight-month- ... More >>
Well, that might be the philosophy one Illinois lawmaker, who suggested yesterday that parents of obese children should perhaps lose their $2,000 state tax deduction.
As the Post-Dispatch reports, state Senator Shane Cultra, a Republican of Onarga, suggested that loading up junior with too m ... More >>
Five years ago, an investigation into a St. Louis charity called Reach Our Children revealed that its president, David J. Lovell, had poured 3 million dollars into a marketing company co-owned by his wife.
Lovell was quickly shown the door, and a new president, Renee Verhoff, came on board ... More >>
It's the beginning of the week. Here, via Eater, is a video from Funny or Die to help get your week started on the right (i.e., funny) foot. Behold Rowdy Roddy Piper taking on his most dangerous foe to date, childhood obesity:
Robin WheelerJosh Galliano, executive chef at MonarchMonarch (7401 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-644-3995) -- which some hack called the second-most important restaurant to open in St. Louis last decade -- will reopen this Monday, August 2, after several weeks of renovations and menu planning. ... More >>
Bryan SutterIslands at Firebird on July 9A decent-sized crowd turned out at the Firebird last night for the infectious energy of the polymorphous pop group Islands.
Openers Steel Phantoms were almost shockingly good. Though the Brooklyn band has been playing as a foursome for less than a yea ... More >>
Image sourceDr. Patricia Wolff and one her Haitian patients.Even before last January's earthquake, Haiti was the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Thirty percent of its budget came from foreign aid. Infant mortality was high. So was the rate of childhood malnutrition; according to th ... More >>