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Big Soda Wins Lawsuit, NY Can't Ban Large Servings of Sugary Beverages

Big Soda Wins Lawsuit, NY Can't Ban Large Servings of Sugary Beverages
New York's highest court refused to reinstate the ban on big sodas, saying the city's health department overstepped when they capped soda servings at 16 ounces.
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Studies Indicate Morning-After Pill Less Effective in Heavier Women

Studies Indicate Morning-After Pill Less Effective in Heavier Women
The European drug maker that produces the morning-after pill Norvelo announced that the pill was less effective in women weighing over 165 pounds. Researchers are still investigating why body mass has an effect on the drug.
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