July 19, 2012
[Original Airdate: November 19, 2010] OBESITY EPIDEMIC: COUNTER-ATTACK In less than twenty years, obesity in America has increased by 85%. Two out of every three adults and three in ten children are overweight. We treat the symptoms but not the disease. Can we counter-attack this costly, debilitating illness? With host ENRIQUE FIGUEROA, PhD, Director, Roberto Hernández Center, UW-Milwaukee, and with guests, in order of appearance: BEVAN BAKER, City of Milwaukee Health Commissioner; RON DOETCH, Founder, Urban Agriculture Design, Project Leader for the Teutonia Urban Gardens Project, Member of the Regional Food System Initiative, Chicago; KYMM MUTCH, MS, Dietitian and Administrator, Milwaukee Public Schools Nutrition Services and Founder, N.E.W. Kids Program, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; JANE MORLEY KOTCHEN, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Population Health, Medical College of Wisconsin.