Sean Kershaw

Executive Director, Citizens' League

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Executive Director of the Citizens' League, a nonpartisan group in Minnesota that works on creating solutions to state problems

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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.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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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