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WGBH Forum Network; Fast Food/ Fat Nation: America's Growing Obesity Epidemic

04/11/2007

Fast Food/Fat Nation: America's Growing Obesity Epidemic Alan Meyers, pediatrician Pediatrician Dr. Alan Meyers and a panel of experts discuss the link between the nation's eating habits and obesity. What impact will obesity-related diseases have on the quality of life of the next generation? What stresses will our fast food lifestyle place on our health care system and health care costs?


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WGBH Forum Network
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Fast Food/ Fat Nation: America's Growing Obesity Epidemic
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3424

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FAST FOOD/FAT NATION: AMERICA'S GROWING OBESITY EPIDEMIC ALAN MEYERS, PEDIATRICIAN

PEDIATRICIAN DR. ALAN MEYERS AND A PANEL OF EXPERTS DISCUSS THE LINK BETWEEN THE NATION'S EATING HABITS AND OBESITY. WHAT IMPACT WILL OBESITY-RELATED DISEASES HAVE ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE NEXT GENERATION? WHAT STRESSES WILL OUR FAST FOOD LIFESTYLE PLACE ON OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM AND HEALTH CARE COSTS?

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Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Fast Food/ Fat Nation: America's Growing Obesity Epidemic,” 04/11/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_523D2D91756041BAA3BB2CBB5B128872.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Fast Food/ Fat Nation: America's Growing Obesity Epidemic.” 04/11/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_523D2D91756041BAA3BB2CBB5B128872>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; Fast Food/ Fat Nation: America's Growing Obesity Epidemic. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_523D2D91756041BAA3BB2CBB5B128872
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