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New Innovations In Tackling Obesity

By Kara Miller

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Episode 1, Part 2

Many experts say school food, like this lunch, needs to get healther to tackle the issue of childhood obesity. But how well does that work? (Ben + Sam/Flickr)  

In the second part of Innovation Hub's inaugural program, we turn to the problem of obesity. What are the most effective behavioral solutions? The best drugs in development? What does the newest research on obesity tell us about how to treat it?

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About Innovation Hub

Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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