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Books for the Beach
Jun 25, 2013
Not sure what books to pack when heading for the beach this summer? We asked Wharton faculty to offer some suggestions.
The Link between Smaller Sodas and Shrinking Waistlines
Jun 04, 2012
While the proposed ban on large-size sugary sodas in New York City won't entirely solve growing rates of obesity, University of Pennsylvania experts say it could have a positive impact[…]
Bursting the Bubble on the NYC Soda Ban
Jun 01, 2012
New York City officials are considering a ban on large-size sugary sodas in an effort to curb obesity. But can such a narrow solution gain traction against such a broad[…]
Efforts Are Growing to Trim the Fat from Employees — and Employers’ Health Care Costs
Nov 01, 2006
With all the statistics showing how many adults in the United States are obese (30%), how many deaths are caused each year by obesity (365,000) and how bad the problem[…]
Insurance, Life Expectancy and the Cost of Firearm Deaths in the U.S.
Jun 15, 2005
While the U.S. operates the most expensive health care system in the world, its citizens are neither healthier nor live longer than citizens in other countries. In addition, while the[…]
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