In the midnight hour (literally), a restriction on sugary drink size that was about to go into effect in New York was struck down by a judge.  Health care providers across the continent heaved a sigh of disappointment and sadness, as this move was widely viewed as a leadership step in making some important societal changes to help manage the obesity endemic.

The New England Journal of Medicine published an excellent editorial discussing the decision.  I’d love to hear what you think about this – please submit your comments and ideas by clicking on the comments link at the bottom of this blog! (subscribers, you’ll need to click on the title link of this email to go to my website to do this)

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