Financial Times  Nov 26  Comment 
Health issue is costly and the scientific clarity to fight it is lacking
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 26  Comment 
Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and the problem is particularly acute in North America, the World Health Organization's cancer research agen...
New York Times  Nov 24  Comment 
Does a girl who enters adolescence with a big woman’s body have a harder time socially than most teenagers? How about a boy whose fat conjures up female stereotypes?
Forbes  Nov 24  Comment 
When it comes to social burdens created by humans, smoking, war and obesity rank right at the top of the list. And according to a new report from McKinsey, the three are actually about equally destructive, at least from an economic perspective.
New York Times  Nov 21  Comment 
A new study reports that antibiotic use during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for obesity in the child.  Nov 20  Comment 
THE global cost of obesity has been pegged at a whopping $2 trillion. Meanwhile, the eurozone has experienced its slowest growth for 16 months.
NPR  Nov 20  Comment 
Black youth saw more than twice as many ads for sugary drinks on TV compared with white children and teens in 2013. Advertising for the drinks on Spanish-language TV also increased by 44 percent.  Nov 20  Comment 
The obesity epidemic has grown too big to ignore.
New York Times  Nov 20  Comment 
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Financial Times  Nov 20  Comment 
Annual costs are similar to those of armed conflict or smoking – and are growing

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