TITLE

Obesity's cost, health toll prompt employer action

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Leah
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;10/1/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the findings of a survey conducted by the "Employee Benefit News" magazine about obesity in the U.S. Prevalence of obesity in the workforce; Efforts of employers to promote employee fitness programs; Description of the most successful anti-obesity programs implemented in the country. INSETS: The catastrophic cost of obesity;What employers are doing;The skinny on bariatric surgery.
ACCESSION #
14636312

 

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