"If you are working to improve public health and the environment in Africa, you need to know what your opponents are up to," University of Melbourne public health professor Rob Moodie writes in The Conversation. We
"More than 28,000 Illinois doctors accepted $74.1 million from pharmaceutical and medical device companies in 2016, excluding payments for research, according to a Tribune analysis of recently released federal data.
The sugar industry isn't facing its best moment right now. In her Food Politics blog, Dr. Marion Nestle shares some of The Hagstrom Report's notes from the recent International Sweetener Symposium. Highlights: *
The New York Times has now covered the ties between new Center for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald and Coca-Cola. Highlights: * "Her new position puts her at the helm of a federal
"Amid an historic glut, a secretive, government-sponsored entity is putting cheese anywhere it can stuff it," Bloomberg reports. More specifically: in fast food; not a boon for public health. Highlights: * "That
Last week, we told you about new CDC director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's ties to Coca-Cola (specifically a physical activity-focused program named SHAPE which got $1 million from the soft drink giant). Now, an update via