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New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks

New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity.

The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in delis, fast-food franchises and even sports arenas, from energy drinks to pre-sweetened iced teas. The sale of any cup or bottle of sweetened drink larger than 16 fluid ounces — about the size of a medium coffee, and smaller than a common soda bottle — would be prohibited under the first-in-the-nation plan, which could take effect as soon as next March… New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks

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The Be-Well Lake County Community Dig Day

This diabetes education, treatment and awareness program is a community health initiative at its best, Committed to providing greater access to comprehensive diabetes care and education for medically underserved patients in Lake County, the Auxiliary at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital, through its annual appeal, has donated nearly $700,000 to this initiative. To donate, contact The Auxiliary at northshore.org/hphappeal. And, consider joining us on dig day

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National Diabetes Awareness Month

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