Cardinals Caravan 2017

Cardinals Caravan 2017

ST. LOUIS, MO., January 4, 2017 — The St. Louis Cardinals announced the schedule for the team’s 2017 Cardinals Caravan, presented by Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance. This year’s caravan will traverse a total of six states (Missouri, Illinois,...
Better to Give

Better to Give

“Anything will help.” That was the message scrawled on a cardboard sign held up by a man just outside of my driver’s side window the other day.  I had to make a decision before the light turned green.  Should I avoid eye-contact and sit there uncomfortably until the...
Doctors Prescribe Fresh Produce

Doctors Prescribe Fresh Produce

OAK FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The idea is simple: Load fresh fruits and vegetables into a refrigerator truck and drive it to a health clinic, then have a doctor write a “prescription” for food to improve the diets of low-income people with diabetes and...
Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

“It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood. A beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine? Could you be Mine?” If you started singing or humming the tune to those lyrics, you must be one of Mr. Rogers’ neighbors. I simply adored Mr. Rogers...
An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” It might not be as simple as that, but there is truth at the core of this familiar proverb. Eating apples (and other fresh produce) has been linked to scores of health benefits. Everything from possibly lowering the...