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More Can Be Done to Slow Obesity's Toll on Health: Experts
Date:7/28/2009

e levels," she said. "Everyone -- from parents to schools to local governments to food and beverage companies -- has a role to play in promoting prevention and wellness."

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There's more on obesity and health at the American Heart Association.



SOURCES: July 28, 2009, news release, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; July 27, 2009, teleconference with: Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Eric Finkelstein, Ph.D., director, RTI Public Health Economics Program, Research Triangle Park, NC; William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D., director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; July 27, 2009, Health Affairs, online


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