hunger http://wrvo.org en The science behind being 'hangry' http://wrvo.org/post/science-behind-being-hangry <p>Find yourself impatient and lashing out at people? The solution, according to a recent study, may be in the kitchen.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/brad-j-bushman-phd-0">Dr. Brad Bushman</a> talks about the concept of "hangry," or being more angry and aggressive when you're hungry. <a href="http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu/people/faculty/userprofile/67.html">Bushman</a>, a professor of communications and psychology at Ohio State University, recently conducted a study on the subject that involved 107 couples and found that participants with lower blood glucose levels more frequently showed signs of anger.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Bushman.</strong><br /><br /> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:02:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 55366 at http://wrvo.org The science behind being 'hangry' Hunger increasing in central and northern New York http://wrvo.org/post/hunger-increasing-central-and-northern-new-york <p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:35:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52707 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries strained by federal cuts http://wrvo.org/post/food-pantries-strained-federal-cuts <p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:51:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48967 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries strained by federal cuts Rescue Mission's new store helps raise funds for its mission http://wrvo.org/post/rescue-missions-new-store-helps-raise-funds-its-mission <p>The Rescue Mission has opened it's latest store at the Westvale Plaza in Syracuse. It's the biggest thrift store in the 14-store chain, that supports a majority of the programs for a non-profit organization that helps the hungry and homeless in central New York.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 20:47:46 +0000 Ellen Abbott 38394 at http://wrvo.org Rescue Mission's new store helps raise funds for its mission NY's food pantries say hunger is growing http://wrvo.org/post/nys-food-pantries-say-hunger-growing <p>Food pantries and soup kitchens say they are reluctantly becoming a permanent part of the nation’s safety net for the poor. In a new report on New York’s charitable food distribution system, the groups say it is government that needs to step in and lend a helping hand. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:43:56 +0000 Karen DeWitt 31225 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries help the needy this holiday season http://wrvo.org/post/food-pantries-help-needy-holiday-season <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">It's a familiar scene during the holidays—in food pantries across the nation, volunteers are packing up boxes of frozen turkey, potatoes, and cranberry sauce for needy families on Thanksgiving day. At a small food pantry in Oswego, the scene was no different. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 21:13:42 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 29479 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries help the needy this holiday season Advocates urge minimum wage hike http://wrvo.org/post/advocates-urge-minimum-wage-hike <p>Advocates for a minimum wage hike rallied at the state Capitol Monday, amid growing signals that there might not be a special session to deal with the issue, or any items at all this year. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:42:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 29389 at http://wrvo.org Advocates urge minimum wage hike Area CROP Walks hope to help hungry locally and worldwide http://wrvo.org/post/area-crop-walks-hope-help-hungry-locally-and-worldwide <p>It is CROP Walk weekend in central New York. The annual walk, sponsored by Church World Service to raise money for the hungry, comes at a time when the need is great. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 20:04:13 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27449 at http://wrvo.org