Since Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office in 2002, the obesity rate in New York City has climbed a staggering 25 percent among adults.
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The ban on excessive single-serving beverages takes the home field advantage away from soda companies and gives consumers the opportunity to consider their real preferences.
I believe that it's going to take all of us -- business, government, society, nonprofits, individuals -- working together to solve our obesity challenge. We need more holistic programs, not a narrowly focused, short-sighted ban that won't work.
Cleaner air, just like healthier diet and access to parks and recreation areas, is our ticket to a smarter, healthier, more productive life for our children.
MeMe Roth, a publicist and an Upper West Side mother of two, is getting really, really mad -- "and I do not mean angry," she clarified. "I mean mad, l...
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