Health & Medicine

Soda Size: Taking the Big Out of the Gulp

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Human Needs

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters.

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The ban would allow the sale of cups up to 16 ounces.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Yale University professor and obesity expert, Kelly Brownell, about how other countries are tackling sugary drink consumption.

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    Soda cans (Photo: BBC)