Student Gets Detention for Sharing Lunch

WEAVERVILLE, Calif. — A boy in eighth grade was given detention allegedly for sharing his lunch with a fellow student. Kyle Bradford says his friend didn’t like the cafeteria food that day, so he offered him some of his chicken burrito. “It seemed like, he couldn’t get one, a normal lunch so I just wanted … Continue reading »

Nut-Free Schools in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Research shows that food allergies are becoming increasingly common in children. It’s almost a hundred times more common to be diagnosed with a food allergy now than it was 50 years ago, which means menus are changing for some kids and for their parents packing sack lunches. A local allergist said the reason behind … Continue reading »

Emergency Epinephrine Act Passes

(CNN) — Allergies in school have been a growing concern for parents, students, and school faculties. A new law, called the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has been passed that will hopefully put many fears to rest and potentially save lives. For President Obama, this bill hits close to home. The law is designed … Continue reading »