John Hoffman

The Public Good Projects

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Founder of The Public Good Projects, a nonprofit production company created to provide a continuous and permanent supply of innovative media that improve the health behaviors of Americans; former Vice President of HBO Documentary Films and Executive Producer of its four-part series, The Weight of the Nation

John Hoffman on KCRW

Nearly half the population — 40 percent of American adults and 70 percent of teens — don’t get enough sleep.

“Sleepless in America”

Nearly half the population — 40 percent of American adults and 70 percent of teens — don’t get enough sleep.

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It's common knowledge that Americans live in an environment that promotes obesity.  But, despite years of warnings, they're getting fatter than ever.

America's Obesity Epidemic and the Culture of Fatness

It's common knowledge that Americans live in an environment that promotes obesity.  But, despite years of warnings, they're getting fatter than ever.

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