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New Group Combats Childhood Obesity By Taking On Drinks

Childhood obesity is a huge problem in Maryland. Now health advocates are teaming up with state lawmakers to push for change. The new coalition was announced in Annapolis Wednesday.

02/26/2014

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis.

02/14/2014

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Report: 3 Out Of 4 Kids Drink Caffeine Every Day

A new report out Monday shows three out of four children drink caffeine every day. They’re getting it from soda and powerful energy drinks, and for some young people, it’s causing deadly results.

02/10/2014

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Baltimore To Ban Liquor Store Snack Sales To Kids

In Baltimore City, people under the age of 18 will no longer be allowed to buy items from stores where more than 20 percent of sales come from alcohol.

06/27/2012

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Roland Park Students Pledge To Stay Soda-Free For 30 Days

It’s a challenge many adults would lose– no soda for the next 30 days. But it’s a test that nearly 200 students at one Baltimore City school plan to pass.

06/07/2012

Howard County’s Soda-Free Pledge

Howard County leaders want children and adults to pledge to skip soda for 30 days.

10/20/2011

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Baltimore’s Pepsi Plant Will Stop Making Soda

Pepsi is packing up production after deciding to stop making soda in Baltimore City, and they’re blaming the new city beverage tax.

01/10/2011