Tag: Government

Los Angeles County, California — Obesity

[music playing] [Dr. Jonathan Fielding] If you look at the biggest problems we have in Los Angeles County and in communities all around the country, it’s chronic disease. With obesity, it is our biggest epidemic. It threatens to have our children live shorter lives than we do for the first time in many generations. [Gwendolyn…

By Ewald Bahringer November 25, 2019 0

The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY, AND WELCOME TO THE TENTH PUBLIC HELD GRAND ROUNDS. IT’S UNBELIEVABLE. I WAS JUST TALKING TO A COUPLE OF PEOPLE A FEW MOMENTS AGO THAT TEN MONTHS AGO WHEN WE STARTED THIS, WE COULD BARELY GET PEOPLE TO COME IN BECAUSE THIS WAS GOING TO BE ANOTHER TALK AND SERIES OF WHATEVER.…

By Ewald Bahringer November 20, 2019 0

San Antonio, Texas — Obesity Prevention

[music playing] [Maggie Thompson] San Antonio has looked at the health statistics of the city, and we have an enormous diabetes and obseity rate. About 65 percent of our population is considered either overweight or obese. [Louis Lopez] The growing obesity rate is not just in the underserved areas, it’s throughout all of San Antonio.…

By Ewald Bahringer November 17, 2019 1

Does Fat-Shaming Help Reduce Obesity?

alright uh… that shaming may curb obesity according to bioethicist daniel callahan not everybody agrees though a lot of people are unhappy with the slow pace of public health efforts to curb american obesity which really is an epidemic at this point and daniel callahan is a pretty prominent bioethicist says that this is an…

By Ewald Bahringer November 16, 2019 0