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Could New York's Transfat Crusade Save Lives?

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Could New York's Transfat Crusade Save Lives?

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Could New York's Transfat Crusade Save Lives?

Could New York's Transfat Crusade Save Lives?

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New York City is weighing a proposal to ban trans fats from the city's restaurants. Would such a ban save lives? Or is it, as some critics claim, just another case of the 'food police' getting unnecessarily involved in people's private lives?