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Bloomberg shot down on childhood obesity

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg fought a huge problem, childhood obesity. I have no idea how long he thought about the problem, how many meetings he held or how many experts he talked to. Somehow, he decided that one way to combat childhood obesity would be to simply limit the size of sugary soft drinks. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was shot down by State Supreme Court Justice Milton A. Tingling. From NYT: In an unusually critical opinion, Justice Milton A. Tingling Jr. of State Supreme Court in Manhattan called the limits “arbitrary and capricious,” echoing the complaints of city business owners and

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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