obesity

King-sized Snickers are the latest casualty in the war on obesity

Posted February 22nd, 2012 by Sussex County Angel
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It seems that Mars Inc will stop making any chocolate bars over 250 calories... because who ever eats a whole king sized chocolate bar anyway?

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Should parents lose custody of super obese kids?

Posted July 12th, 2011 by PC Harris
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Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids' weight? A provocative commentary in one of the nation's most distinguished medical journals argues yes, and its authors are joining a quiet chorus of advocates who say the government should be allowed to intervene in extreme cases.

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Feds to Monitor Obesity

Posted July 18th, 2010 by lobb40118
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The Obama administration sets its sights on overweight Americans, demanding obesity ratings for all citizens by 2014, the White House has promoted the Obamas' personal cook to a senior advisory position...

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/07/17/feds-monitor-obesity-white-ho...

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Illinois Considers 'Obesity Tax'

Posted July 14th, 2010 by Deslock Darkstar
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Feel like you're taxed enough already? More could be coming. There's an early push to explore taxing soft drinks that are sweetened with sugars – all to get you to stop buying them.

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Soda pop tax didn't change behavior: fail

Posted April 5th, 2010 by KDus
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States that put a "sin" tax on soda pop products, have found that child obesity rates haven't changed; at all.
Looks like they'll just have to make the tax higher. Turns out, taxes don't automatically change behavior.

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Taxing Pizza and Pop

Posted March 9th, 2010 by pilgrimboy
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Reuters is reporting a study by researchers that was published in Archives of Internal Medicine. The theory is that if pizza and pop were taxed by 18 percent, then people would reduce their consumption of them. What a novel idea? I must say that there is nothing in the article that talks about the government actually considering this at this time.

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