Línea Abierta : Nation’s First Soda Tax.

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Summary: Nation’s First Soda Tax. Despite a multi-million campaign by Big Soda companies, voters in the city of Berkeley, California, passed the first tax on sodas in the nation, in what is called “the forefront of a revolution in the battle against diabetes.” How bad are sodas for your health? An expert on integrative medicine discusses how strong is the link between sugary drinks and the epidemic of obesity and diabetes, among other topics. Guest: Jorge Bordenave, Cardiologist, Professor of Medicine at Florida International University, Coral Gables, FL, www.drbordenave.com