American Academy of Pediatrics

Do We Need To Tax Sugary Drinks?
American children consume more than 30 gallons of sports drinks, soda and fruit juice a year according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association.
Should Fast Food Ads Be Banned From Children’s TV?
The American Academy of Pediatrics wants fast food advertisements to be banned from children's TV programming.  The group of more than 65-thousand physicians believes eliminating junk food commercials could lead to a 17-percent decrease in overweight and obese kids in the U-S.  I…