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Monday, August 31, 2009

NY's Campaign to Temper Obesity: "Are You Pouring on the Pounds?"

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene just launched a new public awareness campaign to address over-consumption of junk foods and sodas and resulting obesity. The city launched a similar campaign to address tobacco use and feels that this effort, which will include 1,500 Subway posters, will be successful. Surveys will be conducted in the upcoming weeks to gauge New Yorkers' response to the ads. Read more from LA Times here.

 

Are you Pouring
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