Americans are drinking less soda. According to a new study, about half of American adults now drink sugary beverages on any given day—down from 61.5 percent in 2003. That’s good news for Americans’ health. But it’s not enough to stop our worsening obesity epidemic.
Reducing saturated fat and trans fat intake reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents, according to a review and meta-analysis published in PLoS One.
LONDON—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a group of 12,000 doctors, is a recipient of the 2017 Lush Prize for its lobbying efforts to affect the enactment of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.