Some of you may remember the black eye the American Academy of Family Physicans receicved for partnering with Pepsi. These relationships run counter to public health goals. The tactic is not new. Food & tobacco industry companies have contributed heavily to ethnicity-focussed groups that operate education and arts programs. It is difficult to claim that a funder has no impact on the decisions of the fund recipients. Those of us south of the border (Canadian) think public health experiences fewer challenges to making a nation healthier. Read the op-ed piece from the Canadian Medical Association Journal by clicking on the link below.