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As the Senate works toward health-care reform legislation, the Senate HELP Committee has released the 615 page bill that Senator Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) will soon introduce on behalf of Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA), The Affordable Health Choices Act. The Senate’s HELP and Judiciary committees expect to begin the markup process this month.

Included with a plan to cover millions of uninsured, the bill aims to lower health-care spending by mandating various preventive measures. One of these: A requirement to disclose nutrition facts for menu items served in America's chain restaurants.

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