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A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Soda Makers Make Pledge In NYC To Reduce Calorie Consumption

The announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City and comes as the country’s three biggest soda makers face pressure over the role of sugary drinks in fueling obesity rates.

09/23/2014

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

High Court Won’t Reinstate New York City’s Big Soda Ban

Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York’s highest court refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds.

06/26/2014

Danielle Selig, 44. (Credit DCPI)

Non-Verbal Woman With Down Syndrome Missing From Brooklyn Home

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a woman who went missing from Mercy Home, a home that cares for people with developmental disabilities

06/22/2014

Big Gulp cup at a 7-Eleven. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Sugar Found To Be Toxic In Mice

Researchers found that when mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar females died at twice the normal rate.

08/14/2013

Two-liter bottles of soda (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary Drinks

The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.

06/19/2013

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5 Great Glasses Of Soda In NYC

What soda ban? Artisanal soda is a revelation. Gone is the sticky, syrupy, chemically bite of so many mass-produced beverages, replaced with colors found in nature, refreshing, natural bubbles, and real fruit flavor. Read on for five of our favorite purveyors of this good stuff.

06/17/2013

A customer fills a 21 ounce cup with soda at a McDonalds in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Considering NYC Supersized Sugary Drink Ban

The court heard arguments from both sides Tuesday in regards to a March ruling that halted the city’s plan to put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks.

06/11/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)/ A 32-ounce soda (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Files Notice Of Appeal Of Judge’s Decision Halting Large Sugary Drinks Ban

Speaking Tuesday at a midtown restaurant that is voluntarily adopting the city’s sugary drink policy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the ban and said he is confident the city will win in appeal.

03/12/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will appeal a judge's decision to halt a super-sized sugary drinks ban. (credit: Getty Images)

Not So Fast! Judge Halts New York City’s Super-Sized Sugary Drink Ban

New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled Monday that the city may not enforce the new regulation, which would have put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks — both bottled and fountain.

03/11/2013

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Businesses Prepare For City’s Size Limit On Sugary Drinks, But Some Customers Aren’t Buying It

Some restaurants are ordering smaller glasses. Dunkin’ Donuts shops are telling customers they’ll have to sweeten and flavor their own coffee.

03/09/2013

A man listens to an iPod  player through earphones (Photo Illustration by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Cranked-Up Earbuds Next On Mayor Bloomberg’s Health Hit List

After launching campaigns against the Big Gulp, “big” salt and “big” junk food, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is embarking on a new target.

03/06/2013

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2012’s 5 Best Iconic NYC Drinks

We sipped some fabulous beverages in 2012 (alcoholic and non-alcoholic alike). Some of these drinks listed were invented in New York City, while others were just popularized here. All, however, are worth a try, especially at an equally iconic bar, restaurant, or, yes, soda fountain.

12/31/2012

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Seen At 11: New Study Warns Of ‘The Soda Ache’

We know that drinking too much soda has been linked to obesity, but now a new study suggests that it also may be linked to arthritis of the knee in men.

11/27/2012

Large sugary drinks facing ban (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

American Beverage Association Among Those Suing NYC Over Sugary Drink Crackdown

The new regulation puts a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and applies to both bottled and fountain drinks.

10/12/2012

A man walks past a Coca Cola vending mac

New Vending Machines To Show Calories, Offer More Options

The machines will let customers see the calorie counts for drinks before they make their purchases.

10/08/2012

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