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Mexico nears junk food tax, sets anti-obesity plan

Mexico's congress approved a new tax on junk food Thursday as the government announced a campaign to fight obesity in a country with one of the world's highest rates of overweight people. The move came a ...

Oct 31, 2013
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Mexico City tries to get salt shakers off tables

(AP)—Salt and lime with tequila. Salt with your iced "michelada" beer. Salt and chili on fruit and even candy. Mexicans love salt, so much so that some estimates show them eating nearly three times the ...

Apr 11, 2013
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Big Pharma cashes in on HGH abuse

An Associated Press investigation shows that a federal crackdown on illicit foreign supplies of human growth hormone has failed to stop rampant misuse, and instead has driven record sales of the drug by some of the world's ...

Dec 21, 2012
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