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  • Should sodas and fast food be banned from schools?
  • Can fast food be blamed for the obesity epidemic?
  • Do fast-food restaurants share the responsibility for their consumers’ health?
  • Should drugs be used to treat obesity?
  • Explore the genetic link to obesity.
  • What can be done to combat the discrimination obese people may face?
  • Should obesity be grounds for termination of employees?
  • Choose a population/group and discuss the obesity issues they may face.
  • Does one's social environment contribute to obesity?
  • Should junk food commercials be banned from children's television?
  • Are medical researchers overemphasizing the health risks associated with being overweight?
  • Should restaurants be forced to prominently display the calorie content on their menu?

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