A look at some of those policies, and what may happen to them in a Trump administration:
“This is a very strong message to the soda industry, and this will lead to the introduction of new proposals all across the country,” said Dr. John Maa, secretary of the San Francisco Medical Society.
“You can’t drop a guy with a walker or a wheelchair on that location at Potomac and have him walk 800 feet into the hospital,” said longtime patient advocate and Korean War veteran Bernie Rogoff.
Health officials say anyone who ate or drank strawberries at the restaurants should receive hepatitis A vaccinations
“Some guys get a mistress when they hit 40; I started hunting,” said a laughing Pelletier, 57, of Westport, who uses a specialized wheelchair with what he describes as mountain bike tires that give him better maneuverability in the wild. “These hunts really afford me the opportunity to get back in the woods like I did before.”
“It has got to be close to tapped out,” said Dan Witters, director of a major private survey that also follows insurance trends, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
“At some point it’s not going to be worth it to have less food, less travel in order to spend money on health care,” said Louise Sheiner, a health economist at the Brookings Institution. “That’s what really stops it.”
Wedig spoke Tuesday at a Cincinnati conference addressing the epidemic’s effects on children. The event drew hundreds of doctors, nurses, social workers and addiction specialists.
“We obviously are very proud of these,” said company spokesman Doug Cole.