Negotiating healthy trade in Australia: Health impact assessment of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

March 5, 2015 | By , , , ,

The Centre for Health Equity, Training Research and Evaluation at the University of New South Wales in Australia has released a report assessing the health impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership. The executive summary is below. Read the full report. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a large regional …

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How to accelerate declines in sugar consumption

February 26, 2015 | By

  To translate the recent U.S. Dietary Guidelines Recommendation to reduce sugar intake into practice, advocates might learn more by reading the …

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And Now a Word from our (Australian) Sponsors

February 19, 2015 | By

Reposted from Eat Drink Politics Just as most western nations do, Australia suffers significantly from diet- related chronic diseases. Heart disease is …

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Review: Killer Coke

February 12, 2015 | By

Re-posted from The American Interest Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism by Bartow J. Elmore, W.W. Norton & Co, 2014, 432 pp., …

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New York Attorney General Asks Major Retailers to Halt Sales Of Certain Herbal Supplements

February 5, 2015 | By

NEW YORK — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that his office sent letters to four major retailers, GNC, Target, Walmart, and …

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Behind Closed Doors in Vegas, Militarized Gun Industry Sells, Sells, Sells

January 28, 2015 | By ,

Read the full story at Huffington Post Last week, a man was arrested in Ohio for an alleged ISIS-inspired plot to attack …

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How Wealthy Individuals and Corporations Protect their Interests

January 22, 2015 | By

Two new reports shed light on how big corporations and the wealthy elites who control them use their riches to advance their …

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