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Rahm Emanuel attends wellness challenge event with American Beverage Association. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Chicago Workers To Get Healthier Options In Soda Machines

The City of Chicago is teaming up with Coca-Cola to help city employees make healthier choices.

10/08/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Bloomberg Right About Big Sodas

I’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.

CBS 2–06/12/2012

A bottle of Coca-Cola, left, and Dr. Pepper are displayed in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. (Credit: AP)

Four Area Hospitals Ban Sugary Drinks

Do 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.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Soft Drink Tax

Alderman Calls For Higher Tax On Soft Drinks

The Chicago alderman behind the city’s 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

A bottle of Coca-Cola, left, and Dr. Pepper are displayed in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. (Credit: AP)

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Excise Tax On Soft Drinks

Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would add an excise tax to soda pop.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011