Health care costs are the expenses associated with health care. My indemnity plan covers health care costs, though I may owe a small amount of money when I go to the doctor.
- Big Gulp: New York City’s Soda Ban and the Battle over Sugary DrinksOn Thursday, the New York City health department voted to prohibit the sale of sweetened beverages greater than 16 ounces -- including sodas, sports drinks and sweetened coffees and teas -- in restaurants, food carts, delis and concession stands at movie theaters, stadiums and arenas. This is but one measure in cities and towns around the country intended to reduce consumption of sodas and other sweetened drinks. Will bans and taxes work to curb problems like childhood obesity?