A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Soda pop, obesity and spiraling healthcare costs. Studies that link soft drink consumption to America’s growing obesity epidemic have led to calls for a new tax on sugary soft drinks. Arguments for and against.
- David Kessler former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration and author of "The End of Overeating"
- J. Justin Wilson senior research analyst, Center for Consumer Freedom.
- Kelly Brownell director, Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.
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