Claudia Kalb

Senior Writer, Newsweek

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Senior Writer for Newsweek; specializing in health issues

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Responding to Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury,” Donald Trump tweeted that he was a “stable genius.” We look at what a real genius is -- often they aren’t stable at all.

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Responding to Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury,” Donald Trump tweeted that he was a “stable genius.” We look at what a real genius is -- often they aren’t stable at all.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The  First Lady  and the Surgeon General have joined the Centers for Disease Control in the  campaign against obesity , especially among children.

Is Obesity a Problem that's Too Big to Solve?

The First Lady and the Surgeon General have joined the Centers for Disease Control in the campaign against obesity , especially among children.

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The obesity epidemic is old news, but it's not getting better. One-third of young people are so overweight they're at risk of Type-2 Diabetes.

Is Obesity a Problem that's Too Big to Solve?

The obesity epidemic is old news, but it's not getting better. One-third of young people are so overweight they're at risk of Type-2 Diabetes.

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