Battling Obesity

Panelists talked about battling what was seen as an epidemic of obesity. The leading health threat in American, obesity was viewed… read more

Panelists talked about battling what was seen as an epidemic of obesity. The leading health threat in American, obesity was viewed around the world as a deadly American import. Panelists discussed what had or had not worked and the lessons learned. Topics included reducing smoking, physical education, parks, bike lanes, food marketing, cultural norms, and taxes.

“Slimmer Cities: Promising Strategies for Fighting Obesity” was a plenary session of the inaugural “CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges” summit, held in the Conrad Hotel in New York City. close

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Program ID:
315515-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 7, 2014

Airing Details

  • Dec 27, 2013 | 1:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2014 | 6:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2014 | 4:23am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 07, 2014 | 7:26pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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