soda http://kvpr.org en Study: Soda Consumption Down For Kids Under 12, Up For Teens http://kvpr.org/post/study-soda-consumption-down-kids-under-12-teens <p class="p1">A UCLA report suggests more than 40 percent of California&rsquo;s children have at least one sugary drink a day. As Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone&nbsp; in Sacramento tells us, that rate has declined in recent years, but not for teenagers. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:43:17 +0000 Pauline Bartolone - Capital Public Radio 23150 at http://kvpr.org Study: Soda Consumption Down For Kids Under 12, Up For Teens Soda Tax Proposal In Front of California Lawmakers This Week http://kvpr.org/post/soda-tax-proposal-front-california-lawmakers-week <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill that would impose a tax on soda in California goes before lawmakers in Sacramento this week. Health care reporter Pauline </span>Bartolone<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says a similar measure failed last session.</span></p></div><p>The state-wide law would tax sugary drinks such as sodas, energy drinks and sweet teas one cent per fluid ounce. Democratic Senator Bill Monning says something must be done to curb alarming rates of obesity and preventable diabetes.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:26:27 +0000 Pauline Bartolone 13969 at http://kvpr.org Soda Tax Proposal In Front of California Lawmakers This Week