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  • Mixed reaction to proposed state soda tax

    April 26, 2011 1:53 AM

    A proposed state tax could make you think twice before reaching for that sugary drink. If passed, the new soda tax would add a penny per fluid ounce on sweetened beverages. That's 12 cents on an average can of soda. The tax would raise an estimated $1.7 billion statewide... more »
  • 1 in 10 obese adults thinks their weight is ideal

    November 18, 2009 6:32 AM

    Nearly one in 10 obese adults thinks their weight is ideal. New obesity research from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center finds eight percent of obese people has misperceptions about their body size. They often thought they fell into a relatively normal weight category rather than an overweight... more »

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