Posts tagged with obama

Soda tax will fall flat against obesity

Published on: September 17, 2009 at 12 pm

Would you drink less soda if it cost a little more? Lawmakers believe that a tax on sugary carbonated beverages can go a long way toward combating America’s obesity epidemic. There’s just one problem: it won’t work.

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An unexpected ally: insurance companies

Published on: September 11, 2009 at 9 pm

Health insurance companies could become a major ally in the movement toward sustainable agriculture. Michael Pollan explains how.

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