Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
More than 60% of Americans are said to be overweight. A panel joins Diane to discuss obesity trends in this country and the effort on the part of some to blame the fast food industry.
- Margo Wootan director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- Alison Kretzer Grocery Manufacturers of America
- Greg Critser author of "Fat Land: How Americans Became The Fattest People On Earth"
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