Explore the Parallels Between Two Leading Epidemics: Obesity and Tobacco
Obesity is rapidly catching up with smoking as a leading cause of preventable death, disease, and disability.
For decades, tobacco has been known as the number one cause of preventable death and disease. Now, obesity is becoming an equal, if not greater, contributor to the burden of morbidity and mortality.
In this webinar, Dr. Tim McAfee and Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy discuss the parallels of these two epidemics, the potential crossovers in prevention tactics, and the ways that subsidized, comprehensive programs can help address the issue at the heart of both epidemics.
You will learn:
The increase and prevalence of overweight and obesity
Factors influencing the epidemics
Employer prevention strategies
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