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Rethink the sugary drinks: dentist in push for health levy

Rethink the sugary drinks: dentist in push for health levy Tooth decay from sugary drinks is increasingly affecting young children, the Australian Dental Association says.  “There’s definitely been an increase of decay over the last five to 10 years, especially in younger children and young males,” dentist Dr Mark Morrin said.  “There’s nothing more tragic than… Read More »

Health Canada moves to restrict alcohol content in single-serve sugary drinks

MONTREAL — Health Canada is moving to restrict sugary high-alcohol drinks like the one reportedly consumed by a Quebec teen who died last winter. The federal agency said the single-serve products are creating a public health risk, especially for youth. It is proposing the beverages no longer contain the equivalent of four servings of alcohol… Read More »