Lawmaker Starts New Push To Get New Yorkers To Kick SodaThere has been another push by politicians to wean New Yorkers off sugar sodas. But this time it's different. It's a voluntary social media campaign called "Fizz Free February."
NYC Health Dept. Compares Danger Of Sugary Drinks To CigarettesHealth officials warn sugary drinks, like soda, sports drinks, energy drinks and even sweetened iced tea, can lead to conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, weight gain and cavities.
NYC Looks To Push Companies To Cut Sugar In Food And DrinksThe goal is a sugar reduction of 20 percent in packaged foods and 40 percent in drinks.
Study: Drinking Water Reduces Risk Of Childhood ObesityA new study found that thousands of New York City School children lost weight and lowered their BMI after self-serve water dispensers were places in schools.
NYC Lawmaker Wants To Ban Sale Of Big Sugary Drinks To MinorsYou may have to show your ID to buy a big soda if a new bill becomes law.
New York State Assemblyman: Put Warning Labels On Sugary DrinksA New York state assemblyman believes sugary drinks should bear warning labels because of related health problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Report: De Blasio Administration Considering New Ways To Implement Soda BanThe fight to ban large sugary sodas in New York City may not be over after all.
High Court Won't Reinstate New York City's Big Soda BanGuzzlers 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.
Health Groups Bolster NYC's Efforts For Large Sugary Drinks Ban The National Alliance for Hispanic Health and nine other entities filed a brief Monday. They're calling the rule a "reasonable and measured attempt'' at stemming a tide of obesity, diabetes and other illnesses.
City Launches New Campaign Against Sugary DrinksThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.
De Blasio Sweet On Bloomberg's Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary DrinksThe Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.
Top NY Court Will Review Bloomberg's Large Sugary Drinks BanThe Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.
City Continues Push To Allow Large Sugary Drinks Ban To Take EffectA state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel last week said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban and said it didn’t believe sugary drinks were "inherently harmful."
Eye On New York: Bloomberg's Bad Few Weeks, Mouth Off To Montone And MoreOn this Sunday's Eye On New York, CBS 2's Dana Tyler sat down with CBS 2's Marcia Kramer to discuss some recent rulings that did not go Mayor Michael Bloomberg's way.
Appeals Court Strikes Down Supersized Sugary Drinks BanThe four-judge panel of the state Supreme Court Appellate Division said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban.