Statement of Dr. Diana Zuckerman in Support of the SWEET Act

July 30, 2014. The National Center for Health Research strongly supports the SWEET Act introduced by Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT). Today, sugary beverages represent the largest calorie source in an American teen’s diet — and the largest calorie count for many adults as well. The SWEET Act is the first step towards helping curb this trend.

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Lawmakers Respond to Advocates’ Concerns About Innovation Initiative

FDA Week, July 17, 2014. Lawmakers appeared to respond to concerns that the House Energy & Commerce Committee is receiving a one-sided, industry-backed patient perspective as part of its 21st Century Cures Initiative by soliciting comments July 11 from other groups and calling for a balance between the push for more expedited approvals and public health safeguards.

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