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1. ‘Nanny State’ Soda Ban Shot Down by Court. A ban on sugary beverages sold in New York City has been ruled unconstitutional by a state Supreme Court judge, but as the city mulls its next move, other jurisdictions are already implementing their own restrictions on unhealthy behaviors.
2. Helmets: Limited Defense Against Concussions. Protective sports equipment in use today does not lower the incidence of concussions among players, so the emphasis must remain on rapid assessment and appropriate removal from play.
3. Poor Sleep May Signal Onset of Alzheimer’s. Disturbed sleep quality may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease.