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18 June 2010 7:08 PM | Tagged: growing obesity epidemic
CHICAGO (Reuters) Raising the price of sugary soft drinks will likely prompt thirsty consumers to seek out cheaper, healthier beverages, U.S researchers said on Thursday.They said raising the price of a can of soda by 35 percent cut soft drink sales in a hospital cafeteria by 26 percent, offering some evidence that adding a tax to soda pop may prod consumers into making better choices.Obesity a