A study by Yale University researchers shows that advergames – branded online games – increase children’s consumption of junk foods. more
Communities fight the proliferation of Dollar Stores arguing that the cheap foods they offer negatively affect the health of residents. more
In this press release, the ABA retaliates against the soda tax study in Health Affairs stating that “Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages will not reduce obesity….a wide range of factors contribute to these health conditions.” more
A new study published in the journal Health Affairs shows that a one-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages would prevent nearly 26,000 lives, generate $13 billion in tax revenues, and save $17 billion in healthcare-related expenses. more
New York City’s health department releases an ad campaign that has spurred controversy over its visual shock element that links soda consumption with amputations. more
Statement on The USDA Nutrition Guidelines for School Snacks
"South Central Los Angeles [is the] home of the drive-thru and the drive-by. Funny thing is, the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."
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