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The Obesity Epidemic (7:13)

The Obesity Epidemic

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This video explains the many factors that have contributed to the obesity epidemic, and showcases several community initiatives taking place to prevent and reduce obesity. Obesity is a national epidemic and a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death in the U.S., including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. We need to change our communities into places that strongly support healthy eating and active living.

Release Date: 7/22/2011
Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

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