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Economy, Health, International

A tax on sugary drinks bubbles up again

The idea of taxing sugary drinks to force Canadians to reduce consumption has arisen once again. Canadian doctors raised the issue once again during the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association this week. They approved a motion to pressure »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Aspartame may have negative health effects in obese: study

People who are obese and use artificial sweeteners may have negative health effects, according to a study from York University in Toronto. People consume such them to cut calories and control their weight, but obese individuals who consume aspartame may »