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Would Warning Labels on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Affect Obesity in the US?

Obesity affects nearly 40% of US adults and may contribute to a gamut of other medical issues like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. One of the most significant contributors to the obesity epidemic is the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) at higher than recommended levels. These levels are especially high among non-Hispanic black…

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