Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"BBC's World Service"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall
Bundy Family Says Local Officials Need to Step In To Stop BLM Dispute
The Future Of Space Tourism
Fixing Nevada's Mental Health System
UNR President Seeks To Restore Funding
The Brass Tacks Of The Education Initiative

The Problem Of Obesity
The Problem Of Obesity

AIR DATE: October 21, 2013

Obesity is now a worldwide epidemic. Why is that so? The plague has more complex causes than simply overeating but  can people be nudged to do the right thing? And what would that be? Brookings researcher Ross Hammond shares the latest research in the struggle against a very modern disease.


Ross Hammond, Director, Center on Social Dynamics and Policy, Brookings Institution

comments powered by Disqus
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.