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Feedback at 5:00: What Should Be Done To Deal With Obesity In the US?

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Friday's Feedback at 5:00:

There is no question that obesity is an epidemic in the United States.

Now a new study finds 1 in 5 Americans die from the condition.

That is nearly three times higher than previous estimates.

Researchers at Columbia University say the number of obesity related deaths will increase if more is not done to deal with the problem.

Doctors say one of the biggest problems is getting people back to a stable, healthy weight after they have already reached clinical obesity.

For tonight's "Feedback at 5:00:" what do you think should be done to help deal with the epidemic?

 

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