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Fall 2012 Newsletter

August 2012 Newsletter

April 2012 Newsletter

February 2012 Newsletter

Mississippi Sweetened Beverages and Syrups Tax Proposal (February 20, 2012)

SNAP to Health (February 19, 2012)

Healthy Beverages in Boston Hospitals (February 17, 2012)

Chicago City Council Asked to Look into Sugary Drink Tax (February 16, 2012)

Drop Five Pounds by Swapping Soda for Water (February 15, 2012)

Richmond, CA to Vote on A Soda Tax In November (February 7, 2012)

National Movement Against Sugary Drinks Gains Internet Presence With Launch of Kick the Can (February 2, 2012)

January 2012 Newsletter

Physicians in Portland Advocating Against Sugary Drinks (January 11, 2012)

National Sugary Drink Tax Would Prevent Health Problems and Save Medical Costs, New Study Shows (January 9, 2012)

Cook County, IL Launches "Rethink Your Drink" Ad Campaign (January 9, 2012)

New York City Launches "Cut Your Portions, Cut Your Risk" Educational Campaign (January 9, 2012)

Nebraska’s Sales Tax Exemption for Soft Drinks (January 5, 2012)

Study Shows that Sucrose-Sweetened Beverages Increase Fat Storage (December 28, 2011)

Proposed New York Bill To Restrict Sugary Drink Displays (December 22, 2011)

Physicians in Boston and Portland Advocating Against Sugary Drinks (December 15, 2011)

YMCA makes commitment to advance First Lady’s Effort to Keep Kids Healthy (November 30, 2011)

Hyatt Hotels Will Offer Free Refills of Nonfat or Low-Fat Milk for Children (November 29, 2011)

City of Seattle will remove candy and soda from vending machines in Seattle parks and community centers (November 29, 2011)

Flattening the fizz on kids, excess sugary sodas (November 28, 2011)

By 2020 majority of adults in America wil be overweight, suffer from diabetic conditions (November 16, 2011)

Soda’s Evil Twin – The Dangers of "Fruit Drinks" (November 15, 2011)

Two sodas a day found to raise heart disease risk in women (November 14, 2011)

Rage ensues as study shows soda ads target minorities (November 8, 2011)

YMCA’s New Healthy Living Standards (November 11, 2011)

Marilyn Heins: ParenTip of the week: This poison must not be kept in your home (November 1, 2011)

Soft Drink Makers Target US Children and Teens: Study (October 31, 2011)

One soda a day equals 50 pounds of sugar a year, says NYC Health Department (October 25, 2011)

Day Challenge: Bobby And George Hacker, Senior Policy Advisor With The CSPI, Is On To Discuss Soda Taxes, Health Policy, And The CSPI's Life's Sweeter Campaign (October 21, 2011)

Soda banned from county machines in San Mateo County (October 20, 2011)

Sugar-sweetened drinks are linked to high blood pressure (October 10, 2011)

Arby's® Introduces New Kids Meal and Partners with Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® Campaign to Help End Childhood Hunger (October 7, 2011)

The serious hazards of soda (October 4, 2011)

Arby’s introduces new kids meals with healthy default beverages (September 28, 2011)

Experts urge testing of ban on use of food stamps for soda (September 27, 2011)

Drinking water instead of fizzy drinks significantly reduces risk of diabetes (September 16, 2011)

Cities, CSPI, & Health Groups Announce Major New Campaign to Reduce Soda Consumption (August 31, 2011)

Cleveland Clinic Statement on Sugary Drinks

Boston Mayor Issues Order to End Sugary Drink Sales on City Property (April 07, 2011)

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