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The Philadelphia health department is launching a campaign against sugary snacks with the goal of reducing the city's high rates of diabetes and childhood obesity.
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Pat Loeb
July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sugar is not so sweet when it comes to its impact on health; it causes obesity in children and leads to Type 2 diabetes in adults. Which is why the Philadelphia health department is launching a campaign against sugary snacks with the goal of reducing the city's high...
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This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
Paule Joseph, Shavonne Pocock/NIH via AP
June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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May 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This is bad news for people who like to drink sugary beverages. According to a new study, people who consume more of their daily calories from sugary...
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March 22, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Turns out, eating sugar leads to obesity. Sugar — yeah, that's exactly the response that the health advocates in San Francisco want to moderate. Officials are trying to require warning labels on sugary drinks that say...
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