John Hoffman, executive producer of HBO's "Weight of the Nation" series, talks obesity.
As First Lady Michelle Obama implements a national plan to end the U.S.'s childhood obesity epidemic, Betty Ann Bowser looks at the battle being waged in Mississippi against the fried foods that have become traditional staples in the state.
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.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The U.S. is getting heavier every year. That's the message of a new study released Thursday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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