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Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to resign next year
He steps down in the face of declining soda sales, but will remain in the company as chairman.
Pepsi looking for sweeter returns, but cutting sugar
Pepsi plans to cut calories in two-thirds of its drinks to target obesity.
Coca Cola throws its weight into obesity research
NYT reporter explains the strategy of more exercise instead of less soda.
The new math in healthcare: make money by saving money
The idea: lower medical costs a lot by spending a little more on social services.
How Mexico is fighting obesity
The obesity rate in Mexican children has reportedly tripled in the past decade.
In Mexico, things go better with...water
Mexico is fighting obesity by urging people to drink less soda and more water.
Medicare open enrollment brings change
Medicare's annual open enrollment period starts today. What has changed?
FDA approves new weight-loss drug
It's made up of a combination of drugs used to treat depression and addiction.
As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets
For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.