Category Archives: Obesity

CBO Scoring Misses Billions in Potential Savings from Obesity Prevention Programs

Current methods for estimating the costs and savings of federal health legislation miss billions of dollars in potential long-term returns from effective obesity prevention policies, according to a new study released by the Campaign to End Obesity. Changing the way … finish reading CBO Scoring Misses Billions in Potential Savings from Obesity Prevention Programs

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42 Percent of the U.S. Population Could be Obese by 2030

Nearly half of the U.S. population could be obese by 2030, which means the healthcare system could be burdened with 32 million more obese people by that time, according to research from Duke University, RTI International, and the CDC. Keeping … finish reading 42 Percent of the U.S. Population Could be Obese by 2030

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Kaiser Permanente, HBO Launch New Documentary Targeting Obesity

Kaiser Permanente, along with five major organizations including HBO, have launched a major public-health campaign during May aimed at obesity, excess weight and their effects on the nation’s health. Integral to the campaign is the launch of The Weight of … finish reading Kaiser Permanente, HBO Launch New Documentary Targeting Obesity

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