5 graphs that show how bad COVID-19 is in LA County

Los Angeles is experiencing dark days. (Pixabay/) Last summer, California was a model for how to handle the pandemic. Despite its large population, it managed to keep cases much lower than did East Coast states. But in 2021, Los Angeles is the face of COVID in the US. Los Angeles County has now topped one […]

Beverage prices, volume sold after sweetened beverage tax repeal in Chicago’s county

What The Study Did: This observational study examined whether lasting change in sweetened beverage prices or the volume sold was associated with the implementation and repeal of a sweetened beverage tax in Cook County, Illinois, where Chicago is. Authors: Lisa M. Powell, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois Chicago, is the corresponding author. To access the […]