January 2013

How Big Food is targeting my toddler

As a media researcher, I spend my days analyzing the food industry's marketing of junk to children, so I'm uniquely aware of their insidious tactics. But now, as my daughter approaches age 2 and the food industry sets its sights on her, I'm not just studying the problem. I'm living it. Read more >


What Coke's new ads don't tell you

In its latest ad campaign, Coca-Cola claims that it is committed to fighting obesity -- so why doesn't the beverage giant stop targeting low-income children of color? Read more >


Advocates bulking up for the next battle with Big Soda

Will Californians see 14 new soda tax proposals by 2014? Proponents of a soda tax took a bruising last November, but their defeat has only emboldened them to come back and fight even harder. Read more >


The year in public health: Looking back on hard-won progress, looking ahead to new possibilities

2012 was a big year for public health. We saw advances in everything from nutrition to violence prevention to the media's coverage of these issues. What progress will we see in 2013?


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