In California, a Tax on Sugary Drinks is the First Step in the Fight Against Obesity

Days before voters in California will decide whether or not to tax sugary beverages, like soda, sports drinks, and energy drinks, JSI’s Clancey Bateman offers some statistics on these sweet menaces to public health.

Solving childhood obesity one community at a time

Childhood obesity is a complex issue not easily solved with a one-size-fits-all solution. That’s why one suburban town in Massachusetts decided to attack the problem from all angles: at home, school, work and play. “Building a Healthy Northborough” is an initiative supported by the MetroWest Health Foundation in partnership with Mass in Motion, to find … Continue reading “Solving childhood obesity one community at a time”