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Doctors: Congress to blame for obesity

October 29, 2007
by BY ROB HOTAKAINEN
McClatchy News Service

As the Senate prepares to vote on a farm bill that will determine which food industries get the most help from U.S. taxpayers, doctors want more spent to promote fruits and vegetables. Photo caption: A shirtless man stands outside August 31, 2007 in Hollywood, Florida. The recent 2007 report called "F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America" from the Trust for America's Health shows that adult obesity rates rose in 31 states last year.

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