Free drinking water available to most U.S. kids at school lunch

June 2, 2014

Most schools meet a new U.S. government requirement to provide free drinking water for students during lunchtime, a new study finds. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rule for schools in the National School Lunch Program took effect at the start of the 2011-2012 school year. Most schools fulfill the requirement by having water fountains in […]

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New initiative encourages water consumption

October 1, 2013

By Amanda L. Chan The first lady wants you to drink more water. On a call announcing Michelle Obama’s newest healthy living initiative Sept. 11, Let’s Move! Executive Director Sam Kass explained that the White House is working with cities, private companies, and public taps to promote the message to “drink up.” Participating companies include […]

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