Cohn, Anthony; Ramesh, Chaniyil
October 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Oct2007, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p860
Academic Journal
The article offers information about the health promotion strategy of hospitals in Great Britain. This health promotion strategy illustrates a vending machine with corresponding information on diabetes. It explores the harmful effect of fizzy drinks to children's health and was associated with tooth decay, obesity, reduction of bone mineral density in girls, and its linked to an increase in diabetes and cardiac disease in the adult population. It also discusses the interaction of acidic drinks with some drugs that are commonly used in pediatric practice.


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