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President's State of the Union Address Misses Obesity

In his State of the Union address earlier this week, President Barack Obama covered a robust list of issues including job creation, debt reduction, foreign policy, immigration reform and gun violence. But, “the greatest threat to our nation,” was never mentioned, as noted by IHRSA member Anytime Fitness. Obesity is sky rocketing health care costs and depreciating the quality of life for millions of Americans. Read Anytime Fitness’ blog post Weight of the Union, an “examination of the macro-implications of obesity on the nation’s health.”

Also, if you didn’t get a chance to watch the State of the Union address last night, watch it online here.

Reader Comments (1)

United States of America suffers from various health problems and obesity is one of the most well known problems found common among American people. Therefore President Barack Obama and other health care organizations are used to provide various health care programs and diet programs to reduce the amount of obesity rate in America.
June 12, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAlex

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