Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Newest Top Doc, is Taking on an Epidemic: Obesity

Regina BenjaminImage via WikipediaSurgeon General Regina Benjamin has her work cut out for her. As the nation’s newest top doc, Benjamin is taking on an epidemic: obesity. The good news is that she’s not alone. Everyone from the Obamas, the Clintons and organizations like the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and a cadre of other big names have joined the fight. With one in three U.S. children and 67 percent of adults considered overweight or obese, it may indeed take a village to combat the problem

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