Battling Rising Costs Of Physical Inactivity

When do issues of obesity and overweight become a societal issue in need of government intervention? According to a recent report in the Journal of Obesity Research, the public sector — counties, states and the federal government — cover
October 9, 2004, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Issues of overweight and obesity are not solely the responsibility of individuals. People need supportive environments that enable them to make healthy lifestyle choices. Local, regional and state government authorities are responsible for those decisions that shape the design of communities and as such, need to investigate innovative strategies and alternative resource allocation methods that improve health and quality of life for their residents."

Thanks to Adam Marcus

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Published on Saturday, August 7, 2004 in Local Government Commission
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