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Soda

Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary Drinks

In the run-up to the midterm elections, the soda industry has poured millions of dollars into fighting taxes on sugary drinks, an increasingly popular approach to combating obesity, which affects 40 percent of American...

CDC Is Taking the Right Steps to Boost Vaccination Rates for the Most Vulnerable...

We are delighted that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is spending $880,000 over the next three years in Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Montana and New Mexico to develop registries for children and pregnant women...
School Safety: Science Shot in Dark

School Safety: Lack of Science Makes It a Shot in the Dark

In 1996, the Republican Congress threatened to defund the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention if the CDC didn’t stop researching deaths from guns. The threat sent a chill through the CDC that continues...
Facts

Sometimes Facts Make My Head Spin

Recently, the CDC published a report showing that the economic cost of child abuse and neglect places it at or near the top of major public health problems in the U.S. The scope of...

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