http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2006-09-14T124444Z_01_N13467793_RTRUKOC_0_US-LEISURE-MCDONALDS-SCRIPPS.xml&src=091406_1018_ARTICLE_PROMO_also_on_reuters McDonald's Corp., which has been criticized for marketing calorie- and fat-laden food to children, said on Wednesday it is partnering with leading biomedical scientists to fund research and programs aimed at preventing childhood obesity.The world's biggest fast-food company is donating $2 million to the La Jolla, California-based Scripps Institute, the first time it has ever directly funded scientific research, said President and Chief Operating Officer Ralph Alvarez.Anyone have thoughts on corporate sponsorships/donations? :/-Ten
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