food desert http://wamc.org en Healthier Choices Sought For Neighborhood Corner Stores http://wamc.org/post/healthier-choices-sought-neighborhood-corner-stores <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; As&nbsp; part of a statewide effort to combat obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes, one western Massachusetts city has launched a pilot program targeting the corner store. Its an effort to get healthier foods on the shelves of convenience stores and then change the impulse habits of shoppers.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 47161 at http://wamc.org Healthier Choices Sought For Neighborhood Corner Stores