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Who is to blame for obesity, and what should be done about it?
Los Angeles Times - Marni Jameson

While experts argue over whether to blame individuals, society, fast food or families for the rapid rise in obesity rates, the perhaps more pressing question is what to do about it. The answers are pouring in — from radio talk shows, blogs, editorial pages — amping up the feelings of the already fed up. Individuals as targets: Some companies and institutions have moved to hold individuals specifically accountable for their weight.