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Underage Drinkers Most Influenced by Alcohol Marketing More Likely to Report Dangerous Drinking Behaviors

April 30, 2015 | By

  Underage youth who cite alcohol marketing and the influence of adults, movies or other media as the main reasons for choosing to consume a specific brand of alcohol are more likely to drink more and report adverse consequences from their drinking than youth who report other reasons for selecting …

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Support New York State Mandatory Warning Label on Added Sugar in Sugary Beverages

April 16, 2015 | By

This testimony was presented to the New York State Assembly Committees on Consumer Affairs and Protection and Health on April 13, 2015: …

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How Cheap is Corporate Talk?

April 8, 2015 | By

  A new study posted on the Social Sciences Research Network by James W. Coleman at the University of Calgary in Canada …

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Beyond Apologies: An Interview with Debra Efroymson

April 2, 2015 | By ,

Debra Efroymson is Regional Director for HealthBridge, a global nonprofit organization that aims to improve the health of vulnerable populations and to develop …

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CSPI Petition Tells USDA and HHS: Don’t Let the Food Industry Threaten Progress on Nutrition!

April 1, 2015 | By

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee report is hot off the presses—and the meat industry, corn refiners, soda makers, and just about every …

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Choice, responsibility, and health: What role for the food movement?

March 19, 2015 | By

  In making decisions about how best to improve the food choices people make, the food movement faces a dilemma. On the …

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Advertising Happy Meals to Children—An Interview with Jim Sargent

March 12, 2015

Earlier this month, PLOS One published “Children’s Recall of Fast Food Television Advertising—Testing the Adequacy of Food Marketing Regulation”, a report on …

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