Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to resign next year

Dec 9, 2016
He steps down in the face of declining soda sales, but will remain in the company as chairman.
 Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company Muhtar Kent speaks on stage during a summit in New York last year.
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Pepsi looking for sweeter returns, but cutting sugar

Oct 17, 2016
Pepsi plans to cut calories in two-thirds of its drinks to target obesity.
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Coca Cola throws its weight into obesity research

Aug 10, 2015
NYT reporter explains the strategy of more exercise instead of less soda.

The new math in healthcare: make money by saving money

Jun 22, 2015
The idea: lower medical costs a lot by spending a little more on social services.

How Mexico is fighting obesity

May 18, 2015
The obesity rate in Mexican children has reportedly tripled in the past decade.

In Mexico, things go better with...water

Apr 10, 2015
Mexico is fighting obesity by urging people to drink less soda and more water.

Medicare open enrollment brings change

Oct 15, 2014
Medicare's annual open enrollment period starts today. What has changed?

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FDA approves new weight-loss drug

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Sep 11, 2014
It's made up of a combination of drugs used to treat depression and addiction.

The science of food and sound

Apr 2, 2014
Why businesses are interested in 'neurogastronomy'

As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets

Mar 31, 2014
For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.

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