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Cook County’s Short-Lived ‘Soda’ Tax Worked, Says New Study

A study of beverage sales in Cook County, Illinois, shows that for four months in 2017 — when the county implemented a penny-per-ounce tax on both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened drinks — purchases of the taxed beverages decreased by 21%,

Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression Effective

Jun Ma and colleagues report on what may be the first and largest randomized clinical trial of integrated collaborative care for coexisting obesity and depression. The researchers enrolled 409 participants in the RAINBOW study and report their 12-mon