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Lab ‘rats’ respond to tax on unhealthy foods

Excise taxes on unhealthy foods – combined with public-service anti-obesity advertising – might cut calories and cholesterol from Americans’ lunch menus. “But weaning Americans off...

Drug substitutions could mean big savings for patients, gov’t

As everyone knows, medications are expensive, and even with insurance coverage, patients' out-of-pocket drug costs can be quite hefty. This holds true for individuals with...

US farm subsidy policies contribute to worsening obesity trends

Agricultural subsidies are responsible for making those processed and energy-dense foods that contribute to the American epidemic of obesity the most affordable options for...

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