TITLE

Saint Joseph's University to Host National Obesity Conference With Panel of Industry Experts; June 4

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;5/18/2004, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business will host a conference, Obesity: Understanding Issues, Seeking Solutions, on Friday, June 4, from 8: 30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. in Wolfington Teletorium, Mandeville Hall, located off 54th Street and City Avenue. Topics of the conference will include the cause of childhood obesity, food industry challenges, history and status of obesity litigation, consumer and industry perspectives, obesity medical management and finding obesity solutions.
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13191824

 

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