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We Need to ‘Rethink’ Obesity!

September 21, 2012: “Reversing Trend, Life Span Shrinks for Some Whites; 4-Year Drop Since 1990; Nation’s Least Educated Suffer While Others Are Living Longer.” That’s the disturbing news contained in a headline on the front page of this morning’s edition of The New York Times. The accompanying article cites a number of contributing factors, prominent among them, “rising obesity.” Obesity is an issue that health club operators think about. They need to think about it more. And they need to think about it more seriously.

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