Aug 31, 2012 The director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services says there should be financial incentives for healthy food choices, consequences for unhealthy ones.
Aug 17, 2012 Voters in a California town will weigh in on a new tax that would charge businesses a penny for every ounce of sugary drinks they serve.
Jul 6, 2012 Three fast food chains are promoting breakfast deals that include drinks like a 28-ounce soda -- starting at six o'clock in the morning.
May 31, 2012 The mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, says he plans to propose a municipal ban on sales of large-size sugary beverages at restaurants, delis and movie theaters.
Heidi N. Moore
May 31, 2012 New York Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban larger-sized soft drinks for health reasons. But a lot of businesses aren't really happy with that plan.
Mar 21, 2012 New numbers out today show that the soda sales slump that has been going on for years continued to speed up in 2011, with consumers buying more healthy beverages in its place.
Nov 21, 2011 Millions of dollars will be spent on diseases related to obesity. So, how do we confront the public health problem?
Mar 2, 2011 The U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report Friday, but other key job indicators give us a sense of what to expect. Job placement...