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1. NYC to Appeal Soda Ban Ruling, Miss. Forbids Such Bans. New York City will appeal a judge’s ruling against its ban on extra-large sugary drinks, the mayor’s office announced Monday; meanwhile, legislators in Mississippi are making sure towns in their state don’t follow NYC’s lead.
2. Weight Gain in Smokers Who Quit Is OK for the Heart. Weight gained after someone quits smoking has no effect on the cardiovascular benefits of butting out, at least among people without diabetes.
3. Mild Brain Injury Lesions Found with MRI. Increasing use of MRI following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) is uncovering the nature and location of the specific lesions characteristic of the injury and helping to elucidate treatment possibilities.