Obesity & Social Networks - Health Matters - UCSD-TV - University of California Television
Obesity & Social Networks - Health Matters
Premiere Date: 2/21/2008; 28 minutes

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Are your friends making you fat? Or keeping you slender? According to a recent study, obesity is socially contagious or spreads from person to person in a social network. James Fowler, PhD, coauthor of the study, and Michael Gottschalk, MD, join our host, David Granet, MD, for a lively discussion on social networks and how they influence weight from childhood through adulthood. Recorded on 9/28/2007. (#12436)

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