Contact Us
obesity

obesity

Mayor Booomberg, the Soda Cowboy
(Getty Images)
[

Soda Ban Goes Now Official in NYC – Visible Protests Erupt Everywhere

Citizens of New York are not taking Mayor Bloomberg's soda ban lightly -- nor are artists!

Read More|Comment

new york could limit sale of soda
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
[

NYC To Become First City To ‘Ban’ Sugary Drinks? [POLL]

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has hatched another 'great' idea - banning the sale of sugary (soda) drinks in sizes over 16 ounces.

Read More|Comment

puuikibeach, Flickr
puuikibeach, Flickr
[

French Doctor Under Fire for Suggesting Kids’ Weights Be Graded

There are grades for scholastic subjects, but what if kids were also graded on their weight? That’s something French doctor and diet book author Dr. Pierre Dukan espoused earlier this year, and now he’s in hot water with the medical community in his country because of it.

Read More|Comment

Thinkstock
Thinkstock
[

Researchers Propose Higher Tax on Sugary Beverages

As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.

Read More|Comment

Thinkstock
Thinkstock
[

U.S. Cancer Rates Drop, While Obesity Related Cancers Increase

There has been a steady drop in in the cancer death rate in the United States, but obesity related cancers, such as kidney cancer, is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual report.

Read More|Comment

Category: Tri-Cities News Tags: , ,

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!