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Who's to blame for obesity? And who should pay?

February 1, 2010 |  9:18 am

It's Monday. We're all starting our diets. Again. So here's some food for thought from Health:

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.

Read the rest of the story here, and in a related piece with the provocative headline, "Fed up with fat and saying something about it."

What do you think? Are fat people just getting their just deserts -- should they pay more for their actions? Or do those skinny types need to shut their pie holes?

-- Rene Lynch

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