Intelligence Squared US
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Saturday, May 05, 2012
Obesity is the Government’s Business
With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year. Should government intervene, or is this a matter of individual rights and personal responsibility?
Arguing for the motion: Dr. Pamela Peeke and Dr. David Satcher
Arguing against the motion: Paul Campos and John Stossel