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A vendor sells cotton candy. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

Chicago (AP) — Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems. It doesn’t take all that much […]

02/04/2014

A vendor sells cotton candy. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

CHICAGO (AP) — Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems. It doesn’t take all that much […]

02/03/2014

Golden Gate Bridge with San Francisco skyline (AP Photo)

San Francisco jumping into soda regulation debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is getting into the debate over regulating sugary drinks. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a city supervisor is set to introduce a ballot measure that would levy a […]

10/28/2013

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New NYC ads warn about sweet tea, energy drinks

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s campaign to cut consumption of sugary drinks now features ads warning people about sweet teas, sports and energy drinks and fruit-flavored beverages. The city health department launched the […]

06/03/2013

Another twist in fight over 'sugar' definition

NEW YORK (AP) – The battle of the sweeteners keeps getting stickier. The nation’s biggest producers of high-fructose corn syrup are countersuing the Sugar Association, saying the group misleads consumers by suggesting its sweetener is […]

09/05/2012

Weight loss groups back NYC's sugary drinks plan

NEW YORK (AP) – Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and other diet groups say they are supporting New York City’s proposed crackdown on super-sized, sugary drinks. The anti-obesity measure calls for restaurants, movie theaters, sports arenas, […]

09/04/2012

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