Articles by Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman is a reporter covering the business of healthcare. She previously spent two years reporting from Amman, Jordan and has written for Al Jazeera, The Nation, and The Atlantic, among other outlets. She speaks Arabic and some Mandarin.

By next May, restaurants and other food vendors will have to post calorie counts on menus, and many are not happy about it.

The High Cost Of Counting Calories

Restaurant chains and other businesses oppose federal rules calling for disclosure of calorie information, citing printing and signage costs and the difficulty of measuring accurately.

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Sears

Bankruptcy Judge Approves Financing To Keep Sears Open

A bankruptcy judge on Monday approved $300 million in financing to keep department store chain Sears Holdings Corp open through the holiday season, giving the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. shopping malls a chance to remain in business.