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The weight of the nation [videorecording] : confronting America's obesity epidemic.

Hoffman, John 1959- (Added Author). Chaykin, Dan (Added Author). Teale, Sarah (Added Author). HBO Documentary Films. (Added Author). Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (Added Author). Center for Disease Control. (Added Author). National Institutes of Health (U.S.) (Added Author). Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. (Added Author). Kaiser Permanente. (Added Author).

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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library DVD 362.196 W (Text) 39493107927552 Adult Video Available -

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  • ISBN: 0780695089
  • ISBN: 9780780695085
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    3 videodiscs (276 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 program guide (20 pages)
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [United States] : HBO Home Box Office, 2012.
  • Distributor: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012.
Bonus shorts; twelve comprehensive segments.
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Parts 1 & 3: produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia.
Part 2: produced by John Hoffman, Dan Chaykin ; editor, Jennifer McGarrity.
Parts 1-4: producer, Sarah Teale ; director of photography, Dyanna Taylor ; original music, Wendy Blackstone, Adam Dorn, Daniel Freiberg.
Summary, etc.: Developed in partnership with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at the National Academies of Science, in association with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with support from Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, The Weight of the Nation is one of the largest public health campaigns on obesity the nation has seen to date.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVPG CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen, 16:9 aspect ratio, Dolby Digital, 2.0.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles.
Subject: Obesity United States
Food habits United States
Public health United States
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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