July 2, 2004
Program Results Report
From 2001 through 2003, Stanford University researchers conducted two analyses of survey responses from participants of the College Alumni Health Study to examine the influence of physical activity and other lifestyle factors on the development of cardiovascular disease and other illnesses in elderly men and women.
January 1, 2012
When we drink sugar-sweetened beverages, research strongly suggests we increase our risk of heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and premature death. We can prevent unnecessary, potentially life-threatening conditions—and help avoid billions of dollars in medical costs over a decade—by enacting a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, this study finds.