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New York Times  Nov 26  Comment 
Following successful measures on Election Day, advocates believe more cities will consider them, not just to fight obesity, but also to bring in more money.
guardian.co.uk  Nov 24  Comment 
Free-market forces have helped create a health crisis – and governments must take action to stop subsidising junk food It is estimated that today’s obesity epidemic costs the global economy about $2tn (£1.6tn) or some 3% of GDP. For...
MedPage Today  Nov 21  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Better treatment, more education may improve brain health despite rising rates of obesity, diabetes, CV risk factors
Forbes  Nov 17  Comment 
By Scott Bowen With childhood obesity ratesskyrocketing, a group of educators and officials in 2002 decided to enlist the community’s help. Underscoring then U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher’s declaration that American obesity had become an...
MedPage Today  Nov 16  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis suggests a link, but not an ironclad one
MedPage Today  Nov 11  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Cells showed early aging in mouse study
MedPage Today  Nov 10  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Awareness of association possibly lost in overall obesity risk
Forbes  Nov 7  Comment 
Some voters in California and Colorado will vote yes or no on imposing taxes on soda and other sugary drinks. Such taxes are meant to stem rising rates of obesity, but new research questions whether they're really all that effective.
MedPage Today  Nov 3  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Out-of-school factors appear to drive kids' overweight and obesity
NPR  Nov 2  Comment 
Many anti-obesity programs focus on children's diet and behavior during the school year. This study is the latest of many to find that they gain weight faster over summer vacation.




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