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Forced to Be Fit (Benton County, Arkansas) Part I #877143

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 06, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The start of a special series on employers, workers, fitness and insurance introduced.

(Bentonville, Arkansas: Dean Reynolds) How employers are forcing employees to get fit to lower the cost of health insurance examined; details given about the plan instituted for workers in Benton County, Arkansas; county health care fund statistics cited. [Government worker Kim JACKSON, Benton County human resources director Barbara LUDWIG†, juvenile detention officers Andy BOWMAN†, Mark DiRIENZO†- talk about the change in lifestyle and health care.] [National Workrights Inst. Jeremy GRUBER†- says some companies are pushing costs onto workers.]

Couric, Katie;
Reynolds, Dean

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