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A Closer Look (Costs of Obesity) #746669

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 21, 2004
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(New Hampshire: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the battle against obesity introduced.

(Washington: John Cochran) The cost of obesity to the American economy & President Bush's administration's resistance to a World Health Organization plan to fight obesity examined; National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey statistics on the cost of obesity-related health problems cited; details given of the WHO plan. [Three CONSUMERS - comment.] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Michael JACOBSON†- says the government is fighting the WHO plan at the behest of the food industry.] [Center for Consumer Freedom Rick BERMAN†- offers a view on obesity.]

Jennings, Peter;
Cochran, John

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