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How Big Box Prices Compare On 4 Household Items

They’re a fixture of our suburban landscape. Big box stores with big boxes in the shopping carts. People swear by their Costco and Sam’s Club memberships, but they have to buy big in order to save big. So, what if you don’t want to buy in bulk, and are the big sizes a better deal anyway?

05/19/2014

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Proposal Could Ban Junk Food, Soda Ads In Schools

Schools across the country may soon see the end of ads for junk food and soda. At the White House Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Agriculture Secretary rolled out a new proposal.

02/25/2014

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CDC: 75% Of US Kids Consume Caffeine Daily

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly 75 percent of kids have caffeine every day. But it’s not just coming from soda. Kids are also drinking more coffee and energy drinks. Experts say that’s a concern because those beverages can contain much higher amounts of caffeine than soda and iced tea. Dr. Elissa Rubin from Happy and Healthy Pediatrics in New York echoes the sentiment from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

02/10/2014

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Can Diet Sodas Cause More Weight Gain Than Regular Soda?

A new study is making a more disturbing claim. It finds that drinking diet sodas may actually cause a number of health problems.

07/11/2013

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18 Mayors: Limit Use Of Food Stamps To Buy Pop

The mayors of 18cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks. In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Tuesday, the mayors say it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages.

06/19/2013

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Anti-Soda Ad Using the Coke Polar Bears

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is using the Coke Polar Bears to get their anti-pop message out.

10/12/2012

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

How much do caffeine would you say you drink a day? One study says 98 percent of people consume some kind of caffeine every day.

05/02/2012

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Sodastream: Does It Really Work?

Sales of Sodastream are surging as more and more families are making their own pop at home. The company reports it sold 2.7 million units in 2011, a 41-percent increase over the previous year.

04/02/2012

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Tech Minute: Gifts To Help Feed Holiday Partygoers

Instead of loading up on soda and candy for a holiday party, there are a couple of options to consider your guests could have fun with.

12/13/2011

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Study: Sugary Drinks, Greatest Source Of Added Sugars

Kids love sugary drinks, but an eye-opening new report, just released Monday morning, has some disturbing findings.

10/31/2011