Liza Bayless

In One of the Nation’s Unhealthiest Places, This Hospital Prescribes Fresh Food From Its Own Farm

Five years ago, when Lankenau Medical Center was confronted with evidence that it was serving the unhealthiest county in Pennsylvania, the hospital decided to embrace the findings with an unconventional approach: building a half-acre organic farm on its campus to provide fresh produce to patients.

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Who Deserves a Liberal Arts Degree? For Inmates, It’s a Way Out

For his college application, Michael Cosby was asked to respond to a prompt about the symbolism of the river in Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He wrote about freedom, a theme he’d been thinking about often. At that time, in 2011, he was serving two concurrent 10-year sentences in Iowa’s Newton Correctional Facility.

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