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Temporal Trends in Fast-Food Restaurant Energy, Sodium, Saturated Fat, and Trans Fat Content, United States, 1996-2013

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics

Surveys items from 3 national fast-food chains to measure trends in intake of sodium, saturated fats, and other risky ingredients.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


China’s Economic Ties with ASEAN: A Country-by-Country Analysis

Categories: Asia,Burma,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Statistics,Vietnam

Assesses China’s economic significance for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including China’s trade and investment with ASEAN as a whole, and statistics on the volume and percentage of each ASEAN nation’s trade with China.  A staff report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission


Department of Defense Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs) As of December 31, 2014

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Statistics

Summarizes the latest estimates of costs, schedule, and performance status for major defense acquisition programs.  Cost figures cover research and development, procurement, construction, and maintenance.  From the Defense Department


FCC Finds U.S. Broadband Deployment Not Keeping Pace

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Telecommunications/Internet

Agency press release about release of 2015 Broadband Progress Report and percentage of Americans, mostly in rural areas, who lack access to newly adopted 25 megabits per second download speed standards.  From the Federal Communications Commission


Private Health Insurance: Early Evidence Finds Premium Tax Credit Likely Contributed to Expanded Coverage, but Some Lack Access to Affordable Plans

Categories: Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Laws/Regulations

Examines the affordability of health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, including the effects of the advance premium tax credit.  From the Government Accountability Office