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The Checkup: September 28, 2008 - October 4, 2008

Uh, What Health-Care Plans?

Quick: Which presidential candidate's health-care plan is better for you and your family? If you can answer that with any degree of certainty, I know some pollsters who'd like to have a word with you. A poll released early this week suggests that people see only modest differences as to...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  October 3, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (87)
Categories:  Health Policy  
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Kids' Cereal Rated

There's some new information out today that will come in handy the next time you're walking down the grocery aisle trying to decide what kind of cereal to buy for your kids. Consumer Reports has conducted its first nutritional analysis of cereals marketed to children. In a report that will...

By Rob Stein  |  October 1, 2008; 6:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (152)
Categories:  Nutrition and Fitness  
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Life's Big Questions: How to Share and Share Alike in Love

A recent Pew Research Center survey delivered the happy news that men and women appear to doing pretty well in sharing decision-making around the home these days. In one time-honored measure of equity -- which partner gets to hold the TV remote -- the poll found that in about a...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  October 1, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Life's Big Questions  
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Schools Sans Sodas

Substantial headway has been made lately in getting sugary (and high-fructose corn syrup-laden) sodas out of schools. But that might not make much difference in kids' overall soda consumption. Both pieces of news came across my desk as I was writing today's "Eat, Drink and Be Healthy" column about school...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  September 30, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Nutrition and Fitness  
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Two Eyes, Two Sizes

Photo courtesy of ReutersHere's one of the areas where John McCain and I see eye to eye. Have a look at this news photo -- or just about any posed portrait of him you can find. Then take a gander at my head shot. Notice how we each have...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  September 29, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Family Health  
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