March 24th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
A recent report released by Harvard health researchers have connected the consumption of sugary soft drinks and sodas with as many as 180,000 deaths each year around the world, with 25,000 of those deaths occurring in America, making it the third highest country on the list.
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June 1st, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has not been shy about his concern for the citizens of his city facing serious health risks due to obesity. The New York Times reported earlier this week that the mayor’s proposed soda ban would apply to large sodas, soft drinks and other sugary drinks sold at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts.
Read More:Hey New York, No Super Size for You! Bloomberg to Ban Large Soft Drinks