August 09, 2013892013
Soda Tax Won't Curb Obesity, Study Contends
Taxing sodas and other sugary
beverages won't help reduce obesity because consumers would switch
to other high-calorie foods and drinks that aren't taxed, a new
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 307 in 37 States
More than 300 people in 37
states have been sickened to date in a major multistate outbreak of
salmonella infection linked to baby poultry, U.S. government health
officials reported Friday.
Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder
The dispute over whether
playing football raises the risk of developing a degenerative brain
disorder has surfaced again with reports on the death of a former
Michigan college quarterback and findings from a study involving
500 former NFL players.