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Weighing in on Obesity: America's Growing Health Epidemic

February 22, 2002

The country is facing double threats: a dramatic increase in rates of overweight and obesity among children and adults, and an accompanying increase in diabetes and other conditions that threaten the lives and health of the nation's population. This Issue Brief helps health grantmakers understand the nature of today's epidemic and explore ways they can play a role in identifying and promoting effective prevention and intervention strategies, including tackling the root causes of the problem.

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