NYC Sugary Drink Ban Ruled Illegal

(CNN) — New York City’s ban on large sugary drinks has officially fizzled out. Thursday, New York’s Court of Appeals ruled the ban is illegal and that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds when it approved a 16-ounce cap on sugary beverages. Two lower courts had already ruled against the plan. Former New York … Continue reading »

Study: Soda Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

(CNN) — Just drinking a soda a day can increase a man’s risk of getting prostate cancer by a whopping 40 percent. That’s the finding of a study to be published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the study, Swedish scientists tracked more than 8,000 men over 15 years. That higher risk was … Continue reading »