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NOVA scienceNOW: Obesity

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this NOVA scienceNOW segment:

Keeping the Weight Off
Learn about the role of genetics in obesity, why it is harder to keep weight off than to lose it, the role the hormone leptin may play in keeping lost weight off, and more in this interview with Dr. Michael Rosenbaum of Columbia University. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Ask the Expert
Read answers to viewer questions about leptin, obesity, or weight-loss research. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

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