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Briefing Date:05/09/2012
Topic:Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Food and Nutrition Board
Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012
2327 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 10:00 a.m.
and
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 11:30 a.m.

on

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention:
Solving the Weight of the Nation

This new report from the Institute of Medicine examines hundreds of obesity prevention recommendations and identifies the strategies and potential actions that show the greatest promise for accelerating progress against the epidemic.

These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on May 8, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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