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What can our society do to solve the obesity crisis?

Judith Salerno
Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Judy Salerno, executive officer of the Institute of Medicine, believes the key to solving the obesity problem in the U.S. is to focus on making changes when children are young. For details, watch this video.


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