Evening Update Tues March 15


Alex Razo

Legislation is introduced to add a two cents per ounce tax on sugary beverages, with the revenue generated going to combat obesity and diabetes.

President Obama is banning the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low level offenders in federal prisons.

The total amount of heat content change in the oceans since the 1990’s is twice that which occurred in the previous 150 years.

Childhood family break-ups may have long term impacts on adult health with girls being more vulnerable to depression.

During the winter months in the San Joaquin Valley burning wood, manufactured logs, and pellets in fireplaces are the largest source of particulate matter pollution.

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