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“You’re Welcome.” How The Soda Industry Celebrated Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. As it comes to a close, let’s take a look at how the beverage industry, one of the single most significant contributors to childhood obesity, addressed the issue during this time of reflection and learning. The industry’s spin machine trade group, the American Beverage Association (ABA), kicked the month [...]

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The 4 Billion-Year-Old Story of Obesity

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Once upon a time some amino acids got smooshed together and stuck inside a tiny bubble of lipids. Inside the bubble these molecules were safe and free to duplicate themselves without getting gobbled up or broken down by the reactive acidic environment outside the bubble.  No one knows for sure just how or where this [...]

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