All posts tagged "Obesity"
The Obesity Epidemic: What’s Behind One of America’s Largest Health Problems?
Can anything be done to reverse the trend?
No Food Stamps for Sweets: Unjust Welfare Conditionality
While banning sugary food from the SNAP shopping list may seem like a good idea, it won't do...
Food Labels: Is the ‘Facts up Front’ System Good for Consumers?
How can food labels help consumers make better choices?
Are Soda Taxes the New Sin Tax to Combat Obesity?
You can drink as much soda as you'd like, but it may cost you.
Does Weight Matter in the Workplace?
Only one state has weight discrimination laws on the books.
Fired For Farting: Is it Legal?
A man in New Jersey is suing to find out.
Obesity Lawsuits: Who’s to Blame When Fast Food Makes You Fat?
States are starting to ban obesity lawsuits, so whose fault is it when burgers make you fat?
Proposed Puerto Rico Law Aims to Punish Parents of Obese Children
A Puerto Rico lawmaker has proposed a bill that would fine parents of obese children.
California Bill Aims to Put Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks
California wants to warn consumers about the dangers of sugary drinks.
This is Why You’re Sleepy at Thanksgiving (Hint: It’s Not the Turkey)
Think you're sleepy after Thanksgiving dinner because of the turkey?
How the Government Regulates Obesity
This question might conjure chilling images of flavorless fixed rations, compulsory exercise regimes, and the foreboding scales of...
Why Are Limits on Soda Fizzing Out?
It is no secret that the United States has a deep love for sugar. In cereals, donuts, candy...