* McDonald’s moves to healthier eats: McDonald’s on Tuesday said that it would add apple slices and reduce the portion of French fries in its children’s meal boxes beginning this fall, effectively taking away consumers’ current choice between either having apples with caramel dip or fries as a Happy Meal side.
* Deciding on daycare: officials offer help to parents: Selecting child care is a difficult decision for many families, said Verla Jung, child care consultant for North Dakota Child Care Resource and Referral in Jamestown. The 2,700 children in the county under the age of 12 have many options in the Jamestown area, so knowing what to look for and which questions to ask may help find the best fit for providers and families.
* BLOG: Saving Lives at Birth seeks to deliver better health care to women in poor countries: Citizens of developed nations are accustomed to thinking of childbirth as a happy occasion for welcoming a healthy new infant into the world. Globally, however, pregnancy, delivery and and the first few days of life are often an extremely fragile time with less than positive outcomes.