Coca-Cola Tries To Keep Up With Growing Health Consciousness

Coca-Cola sales are plummeting in the wake of a growing movement away from sugary soft drinks in the U.S.

Coca-Cola sales are plummeting in the wake of a growing movement away from sugary soft drinks in the U.S. and increasing concerns over the link between sugar, obesity and diabetes. Profits for the global soda giant dropped by 4 percent this quarter, compared to last year at this time. The overall drop was influenced by a total soda sale decline of



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MINNEAPOLIS - (Mint Press) - Raised in a housing project in the tough neighbourhoods of the Bronx, Sonia Sotomayor has overcome racial profiling and the limitations of class to achieve the unexpected — Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic Justice and the third woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Writing her autobiography, “My Beloved


Canadian Tar Sands Lobbying Delays EU Proposal On Climate Change

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A concerted lobbying campaign by the Canadian government is underway to undermine a proposal for a revision of a flagship EU law on climate change. Called the Fuel Quality Directive, it requires suppliers of petrol, diesel and gas oil to reduce the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels they put on the market. The proposed


Health Disparity Expanding Between Minorities, White America

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(Mint Press) - In prosperous St. Johns County, Fla., life has never looked so good. Well-tended golf courses filled with youthful retirees, miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches, miles of hiking and biking trails and copious amounts of recreational and fitness options have created a vibrant senior citizen population. The average life expectancy


Hungering For Justice: Guantánamo Detainees Highlight Torture, Obama’s Broken Promise

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In this Dec. 4, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, a detainee shields his face as he peers out through the so-called "bean hole" which is used to pass food and other items into detainee cells, in Camp Delta detention facility at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

In an executive order signed in January 2009, shortly after his first inauguration, the president wrote:  “In order to effect the appropriate disposition of individuals currently detained by the Department of Defense at Guantánamo and promptly to close the detention facility at Guantánamo consistent with the national security and foreign policy


LA Schools Serve Up Meatless Monday To Help Curb Obesity, But Will It Work?

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(MintPress) - Last November the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution urging residents to refrain from eating meat on Monday as both an environmentally-friendly strategy and to improve public health, but Los Angeles public schools have taken the council’s resolution one step further and have stopped serving students meat on Mondays