How to deal with America's obesity epidemic
Obesity in America is increasing and it only got worse during the pandemic. In addition to adults, more than one-in-five U.S. children and teens are obese.
Obesity increases the risk for many diseases including heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. However, science shows obesity is not just a personal failing.
We’ll address the causes, issues and ways of dealing with America’s obesity epidemic.
- Karen Weintraub, health reporter for USA Today
- Dr. Sarah Kim, associate clinical professor at the University of Califonia San Francisco's division of endocrinology
- Lisa West-Smith, director of behavioral health services at the University of Cincinnati Health Weight Loss Center
If you have a disability and experience difficulty accessing this content request an alternative format. Please specify the episode you would like to receive a transcript for.