Soda consumption, a contributor to obesity and diabetes in the U.S., fell to a 31-year low in 2016, according to Beverage Digest. But sugars and refined starches still make up much of the American diet. (Free-photos/Pixabay)

A New Political Platform: Better Nutrition for all Americans?

By:Roz Brown, Public News Service DES MOINES, Iowa – Democratic candidates running for president in 2020 have multiple ideas about

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The rule change would allow many power plants to continue discharging polluted water into waterways. (photostriker/Adobe Stock)

EPA Proposal Would Weaken Clean Water Act

By: Andrea Sears, Public News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed extending compliance deadlines and creating

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