Institute of Medicine

Experts: US Schools Should Make Physical Education A Core SubjectThe prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject.
Report: US Food Stamp Eligibility Should Be ExpandedThe Institute of Medicine (IOM), a non-profit health adviser, is receiving praise for its new report that finds American SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) benefits are not sufficient enough for the country’s low-income families.
Study: Health Care System Wasting $750 Billion A Year In Unnecessary CostsA recent study finds that the health care system is wasting $750 billion a year in unnecessary costs.
Study: Americans Consume More Fast Food Salt Than Any Other Country According to a new study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans eat more foods high in sodium than any other country.
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