Obesity


Guests:

Dr. David Satcher
* Surgeon General, The United States

Deborah Cohen
* Physician and Senior Natural Scientist, The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA

Lynn McAfee
* Director of Medical Advocacy, The Council on Size and Weight Discrimination

Steven Milloy
* Adjunct Scholar, CATO Institute, Washington, DC
* Author, Junk Science Judo: Self-Defense against Health Scares and Scams (CATO Institute, 2001)

H. David Reines
* Vice-Chairman of Surgery, INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA

According to the US Surgeon General, obesity has reached epidemic proportions. Some say it's no longer a matter of personal responsibility....others say it's what you eat. Is the problem personal or societal? Should communities do something to reverse this trend? Neal Conan talks with experts about the rising rate of obesity in America.

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