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Speaking up for climate science

Despite efforts by the Trump administration to roll back environmental regulations and slash the budget of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)—where she served as administrator during President Barack Obama’s second term—Gina McCarthy is feeling optimistic about the current state of climate change policy.                    

Curbing young kids’ sugary beverage consumption

Preschool and daycare may be the most effective settings for programs aiming to limit sugary beverage consumption in young children. Strategies that may help keep kids away from soda and other sugary drinks include limiting access to these beverages, offering in-person educational programs for children and parents, and training childcare and health care providers in how to reduce sugary beverage consumption.