Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Local pig-out places have cause for a sigh of relief, as a federal court in New York dismissed the "fat food" case against McDonalds, in this opinion. "Obesity is a particularly acute problem in the eastern South Central states and in the economically depressed Appalachia region," according to this article, which described one West Virginia's hospital's upgrade to operating tables that would accommodate persons weighing as much as 1,000 pounds.

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