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How to deal with America's obesity epidemic

Doctors office weight scale
Samuel Ramos

This episode previously aired on July 28, 2022.

Obesity in America is increasing and it only got worse during the pandemic. In addition to adults, more than one-in-five U.S. children and teens are obese.

Obesity increases the risk for many diseases including heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. However, science shows obesity is not just a personal failing.

We’ll address the causes, issues and ways of dealing with America’s obesity epidemic.


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