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Congressional Briefing: The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America
February 14, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Organized by Trust for America’s Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the American Heart Association
The State of Obesity 2017: Better Policies for a Healthier America
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
SVC-203 Capitol Visitor’s Center
Lunch will be provided starting 11:30 AM
Presented by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the American Heart Association, this congressional briefing will explore The State of Obesity 2017: Better Policies for a Healthier America. Speakers will cover the latest national obesity rates and trends, highlight promising approaches states and localities have undertaken to ensure healthy communities, and offer recommendations for leaders and policymakers to prioritize efforts that help all Americans lead healthier lives.