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Strategy Development Workshop for Public Education on Weight and Obesity

The problem of obesity and overweight is multifaceted and involves complex questions that have no simple solutions. Attention needs to be focused on a variety of fronts, from the standpoint of treatment for those thousands of Americans who suffer from this condition and are at increased risk for not only heart disease but other diseases as well. Efforts to help prevent obesity in both children and adults must begin to help alleviate much of the pain and suffering that ultimately result.

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Subject: Obesity and Physical Activity-Other
Audience: Health Professionals
Language: English
Size: 8.5 in. X 11 in.
Date of Publication: 1992

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