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OBESITY. Where’s the “urgent fight” to end it? — NY Times

Jane Brody reports the staggering statistics — but mentions no solution In a recent Times article (9-12-11, see link below) entitled “The Numbers Behind an Urgent Fight,” Ms. Brody chronicles the latest numbers when it comes to the costs of treating obesity … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton — social change, urgency and activism

We simply don’t have time for the normal snail pace of social change. During “The Last Heart Attack” documentary, President Clinton spoke briefly about the dismal state of affairs with regards to our school lunches across the country — with … Continue reading

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$$ Dollars and Sense of “The Last Heart Attack”

Did you notice the advertisers who brought you this special? Whenever I see a program like this one, I like to go back and take note of who was paying for it. My very first blog back in February 2011, … Continue reading

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American Hangnail “Association.” Do we need one?

No. And we may not need one for heart disease very much longer… If you missed the CNN Special “The Last Heart Attack” this past Sunday, you will have several opportunities to see it — described later in this post. … Continue reading

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“The Last Heart Attack” on CNN (My review) + link to video

Overall it was a fabulous life-saving telecast — but… While watching the show from near Boston during Hurricane Irene, my first thought was that both Irene and the “Sanjay Special” had fallen short of meeting expectations. Thankfully in the case … Continue reading

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