Public Health Obesity

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Toronto Mayor Falls Short of Dieting Goal; Also Falls Off Scale

Rob Ford ends his quest to lose 50 pounds in a painful-looking way.

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This Week in Bans: New York City's Surge in the War Against Fatty Foods

Also, the first protester is banned from the London Olympics; shameful Japanese bureaucrats can't drink alcohol for a month; a California city outlaws charity.

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Combating Obesity with Street Design

A new manual from L.A. County seeks to improve public health via the built environment