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How the sugar industry shapes public health

Sugar industry
Published March 17, 2015

Hidden documents reveal how the sugar industry influenced public health policy in the ’60s and ’70s, suppressing important research into sugar consumption and tooth decay. In the late ’60s and early ’70s, tooth decay was a big health problem. Research showed that refined ...


Should warning labels be put on soda?

Vials of blood
Published November 25, 2014
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Do you know the risks of drinking soda? Not according to New York State Assemblyman Karim Camara, who has suggested that sugary drinks should, like cigarettes, come with a warning label identifying the associated risks. It’s a move calculated to improve the state of education regarding ...

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