Obesity/ Einstein and the FBI


Guests:

Fred Jerome
* Author, The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World's Most Famous Scientist (St. Martin's Press, 2002)
* Senior Consultant, Gene Media Forum
* New York, New York

Dr. Richard Atkinson
* President, American Obesity Association
* Professor, Medicine and Nutritional Science
* University of Wisconsin
* Madison, Wisconsin

Rena Wing
* Professor, Psychiatry
* Brown University
* Providence, Rhode Island

According to the recent Surgeon General's report, more Americans than ever are overweight or obese. What is causing this epidemic of extra pounds, and how might it affect health? In this hour, we'll talk about the latest research into the causes, effects, and prevention of overweight and obesity. Plus, we'll talk with journalist Fred Jerome about his new book The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World Famous Scientist.

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