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Feb 11 2015

Today, Senate Majority Leader Bill Monning will introduce Senate Bill 203 requiring a simple warning on the front of containers of soda, sweet teas, sports drinks and energy drinks.

The label, developed by a national panel of public health experts, would read: STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.

Jan 28 2015

By Kimberly Cooper - Writer, Development Consultant, Public Health Activist
 
Don't get me wrong. I absolutely love Kid President. He's adorably funny, spirited, and comes with an amazing story of perseverance -- building a fan base of over 250,000 followers just on Twitter alone. So it's no wonder that Coca Cola has branded itself to little Robby Novak through its #MakeItHappy campaign targeting online cyberbullies leading up to this weekend's Super Bowl XLIX.
 

Dec 15 2014

By Fernando Quintero, Strategic Communications Specialist, Berkeley Media Studies Group.

Dec 8 2014

Nov 10 2014

By Harold Goldstein, Special to the Sacramento Bee Newspaper.

Dr. Vicki Alexander, of the Berkeley Healthy Child Coalition, celebrates with fellow supporters after the passing of Measure D, imposing a sales tax on soda drinks in Berkeley.

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