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New York City's Board of Health voted Thursday to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and other venues, in a move meant to combat obesity and encourage residents to live healthier lifestyles.

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  • PepsiCo pulls Mountain Dew ad after criticism
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  • The secretive, sweet — and sometimes saccharine — history of artificial birthday cake flavor
    Sales of “birthday cake” flavor have skyrocketed by more than 29% since 2017. What's behind this food phenomenon?
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  • UK Health (Jean Fry): Eight healthy habits to start in 2021
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    01/22/2021 - 8:52 am | View Link
  • How to cook with Big Red soda: Smoked pork ribs, pulled pork sandwiches and sweet and sour chicken
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  • Coca-Cola Will Sit Out Super Bowl, Joining Pepsi in Benching Soda Ads
    The Super Bowl has long served as a prominent front for the long-running soda war between Coca-Cola and Pepsi. This year, the beverage giants will fight that battle somewhere else. Coca-Cola said ...
    01/15/2021 - 5:54 am | View Link
  • Your 5-year-old: Milestones and development
    Learn why your 5-year-old needs plenty of sleep (and how much), healthy food, and exercise. Find out how to deal with lying and defiance and how to limit video time.
    01/13/2021 - 11:00 am | View Link
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