TITLE

Should US lawmakers step in to control obesity?

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;1/13/2007, Issue 519, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the views of Lawrence Gostin, of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, on obesity and overweight in the U.S. He emphasized the role of law in preventing obesity. He mentioned the socioeconomic impact of obesity. He also cited the need to ban foods and ingredients that are harmful to public health.
ACCESSION #
24160599

 

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