The charge could lead to 180,000 fewer obese adults in the region, the researchers argue.
Operators of US fleets are accelerating a shift to natural-gas fueled vehicles.
These stocks meet the criteria for high quality blue chip dividend buys.
The stunning success at Yum Brands' chain reflects one of the biggest turnarounds in the industry.
The Dow stalwart reported quarterly results to a muted reaction from investors.
The financial sector will be well represented, with quarterly reports due from the likes of Goldman Sachs and American Express, as well as the tech sector.
The artificial sweetener industry looks set to experience a number of developments over the next few years, as companies look to bring newer, more innovative products to market.
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