Did welfare cuts leave a greater share of black than white women without adequate health care?

Did welfare cuts leave a greater share of black than white women without adequate health care?

Did welfare cuts leave a greater share of black than white women without adequate health care?

Refer to the attached articles to answer the questions:
1.Big Sugar?s Sour Past ? food companies regularly fund studies that influence public perception of the benefits of their products. The article states 3 ways in which the benefits associated with these products are made known to the general public.
a. List the way this info is spread to the public.

Researchers say industry funding is critical to advancing science.
b. What do critics of this funding say about these studies?

2. ?Why can?t Africa feed itself??
The author feels that natural disasters play a small and predictable role in Africa?s chronic food crises. Name four other factors cited in the article that contribute to the problem.

3. ?Fishing village?
What is the main reason parents believe selling their children will be beneficial to them?

4. ?Another Broken Nation?
According to the article, what is the main reason for the terrible conditions in Guinea?

5. ?The Growing Color Divide?
List the 5 factors that the author states is associated with infant mortality.

Latinos often have lower socioeconomic status than blacks, but their infant mortality rates are not as bad as black rates. Why?

List 3 possible reasons the author states may be behind the black-white infant mortality rate gap.
6)

New York City was one of the first places in the USA to ban the use of trans fats in restaurants.Mayor Bloomberg introduced legislation to ban the selling of sugared drinks larger than 16 oz. In Connecticut, the legislature’s Committee on Children held hearings on legislation proposing to tax sugary soft drinks and candies. Do you agree with this idea? Does government have the right to control what we consume, even if it is considered unhealthy? If this legislation becomes law, what will be the next food to be targeted? Is there a better way to get the message out to people about overconsumption of certain foods? What are some of the pros and cons of this trend towards government intervention in our food choices? What are some other unhealthy trends the government has tried to control? Were they successful?

BIG SUGAR?S
SOUR PAST
Industry paid Harvard researchers to downplay sugar?s role in bad health
BY CANDICE CHOI
AP FOOD INDUSTRY WRITER
NEW YORK ? The sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar?s role in heart
disease ? in part by pointing the finger at fat ? as early as the 1960s, according to an analysis of
newly uncovered documents.
The analysis published Monday is based on correspondence between a sugar trade group and
researchers at Harvard University, and is the latest example showing how food and beverage
makers attempt to shape public understanding of nutrition. In 1964, the group now known as the
Sugar Association internally discussed a campaign to address ?negative attitudes toward sugar?
after studies began emerging linking sugar with heart disease, according to documents dug up from
public archives. The following year the group approved ?Project 226,? which entailed paying
Harvard researchers today?s equivalent of $48,900 for an article reviewing the scientific literature,

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