Imagine that there's a killer on the loose in communities across the United States, threatening the health and well-being of 67% of our population. Is this enemy on the FBI's Most Wanted list? Not exactly, because this killer is obesity.
Social policy impacts the rate at which men access the healthcare system. Fewer programs target men as specifically as women. Men are less likely to be insured and less able to qualify for public insurance
I cheered when I learned of First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative, Let's Move, aimed at the mounting epidemic of childhood obesity. It's a breakthrough for government to address obesity's systemic causes.
Only in the movies would you end up with Meg Ryan if you truly are Sleepless in Seattle. Never mind that you are Tom Hanks. In real life, Tom never gets to make out with Meg because he is sleep deprived.