Organizations present options to fight obesity

Turner, T. Natasha
December 2007
New York Amsterdam News;12/20/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 52, p27
The article reports on the increasing awareness of health risks associated with obesity in the U.S. Health advocates have warned that African-Americans suffer from preventable diseases linked to obesity, such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes, in higher proportions than the general population. It is stated that in recent years, young people are becoming overweight, and the number of obese people at younger ages have increased.


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