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.
Rising childhood obesity rates spawn efforts to get junk food out of schools, but behavioral changes are lagging public awareness.
- Margo Wootan director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- Dr. Jack Yanovski head of the Unit on Growth and Obesity, in the Developmental Endocrinology Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH.
- Dr. Susan Lynch pediatrician, Cholesterol Treatment Center, Concord Hospital; first lady of New Hampshire
- Paul Campos professor, University of Colorado School of Law; author, "The Obesity Myth: Why America's Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to Your Health."
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