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Tommy Thompson Wednesday 16th July 2008 On the heels of the G-8 leader’s commitment to raise awareness and support efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases impacting more than one billion people worldwide, Former Secretary Tommy Thompson addressed the media, announcing his new role in the global and domestic fight against neglected tropical diseases. Thompson was joined by Dr. Peter Hotez executive director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases. At the National Press Club Washington DC, USA

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Super Size Me Review


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In the documentary Super Size Me, director Morgan Spurlock takes what seems like a fraternity hazing stunt and turns it into an astute statement about the shape of the Union. For thirty days he agrees to eat nothing but what he can buy at McDonald's for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. He takes us along on his journey from fit to fat to teetering on the brink of liver failure. The results are both harrowing and hilarious.

Spurlock begins by giving us a little background. He shows how we've gone from a relatively unhealthy nation to a morbidly obese one in surprisingly short order. Doctors warn that at the rate we're going, one in three children born in 2000 will develop diabetes. Even smoking is expected to lose its title as the number one preventable cause of death to obesity-related disease. The stakes are clear. But why pick on poor old McDonald's?

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