Kevin Keane

Senior VP of Public Affairs, American Beverage Association

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Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for the American Beverage Association

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The  First Lady  and the Surgeon General have joined the Centers for Disease Control in the  campaign against obesity , especially among children.

Is Obesity a Problem that's Too Big to Solve?

The First Lady and the Surgeon General have joined the Centers for Disease Control in the campaign against obesity , especially among children.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The obesity epidemic is old news, but it's not getting better. One-third of young people are so overweight they're at risk of Type-2 Diabetes.

Is Obesity a Problem that's Too Big to Solve?

The obesity epidemic is old news, but it's not getting better. One-third of young people are so overweight they're at risk of Type-2 Diabetes.

from To the Point

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Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

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Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?

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Greta Thunberg inspired Fridays for Future--school strikes around the world.  Were the leaders of major polluters paying attention? Not according to what they told the United Nations.

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Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

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A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

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