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Letter to the editor: Mr. Yuk can help us live healthy lives

| Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Remember the green Mr. Yuk stickers people put on cleaning supplies and other dangerous chemicals? We should bring them back and put them on other not-so-healthy things adults consume — cigarettes, beer, Big Macs, soda pop, snuff tobacco. For a country that is powerful and intellectual, we citizens are out of shape, with poor eating habits, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attacks, etc. No wonder the United States can’t afford health care for its own people.

Health care costs will keep on skyrocketing. Do we really need candy and pop vending machines in our schools, government buildings and work offices? America needs to wake up before it’s too late. Let’s start putting on the Mr. Yuk stickers, even for us powerful and intellectual role model adults.

James Illinsky

Springdale

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