John Hoffman, executive producer of HBO's "Weight of the Nation" series, talks obesity.
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Ray Suarez hosts an online forum with obesity experts and authors Barry Popkin and Michael Power on the causes of weight gain in societies around the world.
By Talea Miller
Michelle Obama launched a new program Tuesday aimed at eliminating childhood obesity within one generation. The "Let's Move" initiative, which seeks to reshape childhood eating and exercise habits, marks her first major public policy effort as first lady.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, first lady Michelle Obama said it's critically important for the future of the country to bring childhood obesity under control and encourage more physical fitness.
Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser talks to author Dr. David Kessler about overeating and what is behind people's cravings, the subject of his new book, "The End of Overeating."…
New studies reveal that "brown fat," a type of fat scientists previously thought disappeared after infancy, can burn large amounts of calories if activated by cold temperatures. An author of one study explains the discovery and its possible medical applications.
A report looks at Chicago City Council's anti-fat diet plan, which includes keeping trans fats off of menus and would make Chicago the first major city in the country to limit trans fats.
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