The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Overweight and Obesity in Massachusetts: Epidemic, Hype or Policy Opportunity?

Forum held on January 23, 2007

The rising rates of overweight and obesity in children and adults of Massachusetts pose a great challenge to the health of individuals and communities. The impact is felt across all social, racial, and age spectrums. Is legislation the answer?

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