Wanted: Couch Potato To Do What You Do Best
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer with a job opportunity: Laze around, eat pizza and fries for $36,000 a year. A pharmaceutical company is looking for a professional couch potato. If you qualify, you'll get paid for doing, quote, exactly what you do every single day - except you also take their weight-loss pill. The company says the pill has passed clinical trials. Now, they want a real-world test.
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