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Brooklyn Company Fighting Back Against Sugary Yogurt

There are all types of styles and flavors to choose from. But some are saying the specialization of yogurt has turned out products that are chock full of sugar.

07/12/2014

Sphinx made of sugar (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Exhibit At Abandoned Williamsburg Sugar Refinery Has New Yorkers Abuzz

Surrounded by melting molasses figurines of child slaves is the centerpiece: a giant sphinx, 35 feet tall, 75 feet long, and coated with 40 tons of pure white sugar.

07/04/2014

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

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

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Sugar Wars: Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe For Kids?

The threat of a childhood obesity is a concern for many parents these days, and the fight against the condition is increasingly turning into a campaign against sugar. But recently, we’ve been told to stay away from sugar substitutes, as well. TV 10-55′s Katie McGee has the scoop on sugar vs. sugar free.

WLNY–07/03/2012

Twenty-ounce bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan deli on May 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Calls Big Drink Ban Proposal ‘Pointless’ And ‘Silly’

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to tout his plan to ban over-sized sugary drinks in New York City, some city lawmakers are speaking out against the proposal.

06/01/2012

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Court Papers: Fired Teacher Was Suffering From Diabetes

The Department of Education last month fired language teachers Alini Brito and Cindy Mauro after a janitor allegedly found them topless in an empty classroom at James Madison High in Midwood in November.

02/24/2011

A woman shops at a Manhattan grocery store March 17, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Groceries, Clothing Will Soon Cost You More Money

As wheat, corn, sugar and cotton prices go up you may be digging deeper in the coming weeks to pay for basic necessities.

02/21/2011