Wonderful Wendell Pierce Opens Grocery Stores in New Orleans Food…

Wendell Pierce, AKA the bunk, AKA the best actor and possibly best person alive, launched Sterling Farms, a chain of grocery and convenience stores in the food deserts of his hometown of New Orleans. » 4/02/13 9:15pm 4/02/13 9:15pm

Urban Americans Are Thinner than Rural Americans

A new study published in the Journal of Rural Health suggests that rural Americans are almost 20% more likely to fit the clinical definition of obesity (BMI over 30) than their city-dwelling counterparts. The study relied on clinical data—i.e. people weighed and measured at doctors' offices—rather than self-reported… » 9/18/12 6:30pm 9/18/12 6:30pm