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Monday, January 14, 2013 3:26 PM

“The Weight of the Nation,” the HBO four-part film series that looks at the causes and possible solutions to stop the growing numbers of obese Americans will be shown for free from 6-8 p.m.  at the Putnam County YMCA on the following nights:

— Wednesday: Part One — Consequences.


Part one examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being over-weight or obese.


— Jan. 23: Part Two — Choices.

Part two will help lead any group interested in achieving better health in the right direction.

—Jan. 30: Part Three — Children in Crisis.

Part three discusses the real risk children face from carrying too much weight.

— Feb. 6: Part Four—Challenges.

The final film examines the origins and severity of the obesity epidemic, examines its major driving forces and looks at opportunities for communities to fight back.

Child Watch for children 6 weeks-8 years of age will be available.

Call 419-523-5233 to register for Child Watch and child activities by noon on the day of the event.

Door prizes will be drawn for participants.


For more information, contact the Putnam County Health Department at 419-523-5608.



Last Updated on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:42 PM

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