Group aims to fight obesity by making healthy food available at corner stores in Philadelphia

  • by: KATHY MATHESON , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 29, 2014 - 5:05 AM

PHILADELPHIA — From the outside, Carmen Medina's convenience store appears to be an oasis in the food desert of gritty north Philadelphia, from its bright yellow-and-white striped awnings to the fake palm tree sculptures on the sidewalk.

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