At Starbucks, Uncertainty Over Mayor’s Drink Plan
June 13, 2012, 12:29 pm by New York Times - Health
Company officials said they were unsure how Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s plan to ban sales of big sugary drinks might jibe with the milkshake-style coffee drinks that are popular at their stores.
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Opinion: Disease and the Public Eye
New York Times - Health : May 18, 2013, 11:53 am
I had never heard of dystonia — until my doctors told me I had it.
The Texas Tribune: With Consensus and Money, State Takes on Mental Health Care
New York Times - Health : May 18, 2013, 10:28 am
As Republicans and Democrats in Texas House and Senate hash out the details of the state’s 2014-15 budget, one issue they are not arguing about is support for mental health.
Marijuana Bill Advances in Illinois
New York Times - Health : May 18, 2013, 10:12 am
The Illinois Senate has voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical purposes, which if signed into law would make it the second-most-populous state after California to do so.
Shinseki Faces Mounting Criticism Over Backlog of Benefit Claims
New York Times - Health : May 18, 2013, 9:21 am
The secretary, Eric Shinseki, is being held accountable for his overwhelmed agency’s problems dealing with claims for disability compensation.
The Health Toll of Immigration
New York Times - Health : May 18, 2013, 7:28 am
A growing body of mortality research on immigrants has shown that the longer they live in the United States, the worse their rates of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.