Sugary Beverage Tax Pops This WeekendAt least for Cook County consumers of sweetened drinks. CBS 2's Jim Williams talks with a local businessperson about the extra work to collect the cash.
Bacon, Soda & Too Few Nuts Tied To Big Portion Of US DeathsGorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.
Debate Rages: Is The Fizzy Drink 'Pop' Or 'Soda'?We're going to be paying more taxes on it; might as well know what it's called. WBBM's Dave Dahl reports.
Chicago Workers To Get Healthier Options In Soda MachinesThe City of Chicago is teaming up with Coca-Cola to help city employees make healthier choices.
Walter's Perspective: Bloomberg Right About Big SodasI'm not big on hot weather, but one good thing about it is the big bellies I see on the beach that remind me to be careful about what I eat, because being overweight causes heart disease.
Four Area Hospitals Ban Sugary DrinksDo you know just one sugary drink a day can make you fat? Medical experts say they're the biggest culprit when it comes to obesity.
Alderman Calls For Higher Tax On Soft DrinksThe Chicago alderman behind the city's 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.
Illinois Lawmakers Consider Excise Tax On Soft DrinksIllinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would add an excise tax to soda pop.