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Survey : Public Supports Government Action On Obese People
March 5, 2013, 11:16 am
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Survey : Public Supports Government Action On Obese People:
A survey analysis finds both that the public is supportive of government action to curb obesity, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases – but don’t like interventions that appear intrusive or coercive.

The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) analysis also found that support was higher for interventions that help people make more healthful choices, such as menu labeling requirements, than for interventions that penalize certain choices or health conditions, such as charging higher insurance premiums for obese individuals.

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