Obesity documentary available online


"The Weight of the Nation," a four-part 2012 documentary on the obesity problem is available for free online viewing and embedding on a website or organization intranet.

The project is a presentation of HBO and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Safety+Health covers obesity as an organizational health risk in its April 2013 issue. The feature article includes a special web-only supplement on Nabholz Construction Services, a company spotlighted in part 3 of the documentary series.

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