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In Washington and in town halls all over the country, obesity is being recognized as a genuine health crisis of epidemic proportions. With statistics that have doubled in the past 25 years, US obesity rates far exceed those of any other nation. President Bush has called on Americans to work out 30 minutes a day. But is it all just a matter of exercise and self-control? What about the rights of people who want to be accepted as fat? We hear about fast food, nutrition, government regulation and legal action from a food-industry health policy advisor, a law professor who assisted in anti-tobacco lawsuits, an anti-discrimination activist, and an LA County Supervisor who-s working to alleviate obesity in young people through legislation, policies and education.
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