Michelle Obama took on a cause befitting a first lady with initiatives aimed at combating childhood obesity. One element put in place healthier nutrition standards for school meals. Opponents said children would push away produce and weaken. A new study counters those claims with strong long-term data.
Topping our weekly roundup: A study published this week found that along with the increase in gun sales in the months after Sandy Hook came an increase in accidental gun deaths. Although gun research has languished in recent years due to lack of funding, policy experts are starting to see an improvement.