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    Obesity is not a Disease

Obesity is not a Disease

Although the subject has slipped from the front page of the news, the fact that America is the most overweight country in the world continues to be a fact. Discussions on the news shows has become infrequent, and maybe that’s appropriate. The reasons given for our country’s weight gain were varied; few of them accurate. The worst of the all was when one doctor called obesity a disease. It is

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    Pentagon Talks Threat of Climate Change

Pentagon Talks Threat of Climate Change

United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke in Peru on Monday about how the Pentagon views the threat of climate change and what it is doing to combat it. The Pentagon also released a report about measures and future plans, which has brought backlash from conservative climate change deniers currently in office. While the report acknowledges the threat of climate change, it does not suggest a simple military solution.

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