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Babey, Susan, Malia Jones, Hongjian Yu, and Harold Goldstein. Bubbling Over: Soda Consumption and Its Link to Obesity in California. UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The California Center for Public Health Advocacy, September 2009. Web. 28 Mar 2011. <;.

Berkoff, Fran. “Health Survey Disappoints.” Toronto Sun 17 Jul. 2005, final: 49. Online.

“Diet Sodas Cause Weight Gain?.” ABC News Video. Web. 23 Apr 2011. <;.

“Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010”. U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 7th Edition, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, December 2010.

“Dr. Pepper Remake Label.” DeviantArt. Web. 23 Apr 2011. <;.

Drewnowski, Adam. “Obesity, diets, and social inequalities.” Nutrition Reviews 67.(2009): S36-S39.Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 9 Mar. 2011.

Hairon, Nerys. “GPs pressed to screen all adults for obesity.” Pulse (2006): n. pag. Web. 11 Mar 2011.

Hasty, Susan and Henderson, Charles. “Loyola University Health System.” Biotech Business Week (2009): 1302. Web. 8 Mar 2011.

Hasty, Susan and Henderson, Charles. “Obesity and Diabetes Therapy.” Drug Week (2009): 1497. Web. 8 Mar 2011.

HealthMiles, Virgin. “Adult Obesity Prevalence in Canada and the United States .” The Uprising Blog. 02/03/2011. Web. 11 Mar 2011.

Hellmich, Nanci. “Obesity studies continue to stir the soft-drink debate.” USA Today 8 August 2006: Sec. 3. Print.

Jeurnink, S. M., Polinder, S. S., Steyerberg, E. W., Kuipers, E. J., & Siersema, P. D. (2010). Cost comparison of gastrojejunostomy versus duodenal stent placement for malignant gastric outlet obstruction. Journal of Gastroenterology, 45(5), 537-543.

“JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY BLOOMBERG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH; Study suggests 86 percent of Americans could be overweight or obese by 2030.” Drug Week (2008): n. pag. Web. 11 Mar 2011.

Livingston, E. H. (2010). The incidence of bariatric surgery has plateaued in the U.S. American Journal of Surgery, 200(3), 378-385.

Mitka, Mike. “AHA: Added Sugar Not So Sweet .”Journal of the American Medical Association(2009): 1741-1742. Web. 28 Mar 2011. <;.

Nazario, Brunilda. “Obesity Facts, Causes, Emotional Aspects and When to Seek Help.” WebMD – Better Information. Better Health. 09 Feb. 2011. Web. 10 Mar. 2011.

Newman, Cathy. “WHY ARE WE SO fat?.” National Geographic 206.2 (2004): 46-61. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 14 Apr. 2011.

“Obesity: MedlinePlus.” National Library of Medicine – National Institutes of Health. 10 Aug. 2010. Web. 10 Mar. 2011. <;.

“Obesity and Overweight: Topics | DNPAO | CDC.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 5 Jan. 2011. Web. 10 Mar. 2011. <;.

Paul A. Komesaroff, et al. “Being ‘fat’ in today’s world: a qualitative study of the lived experiences of people with obesity in Australia.” Health Expectations 11.4 (2008): 321-330. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 9 Mar. 2011.

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Tiwari, M. M., Reynoso, J. F., High, R., Tsang, A. W., & Oleynikov, D. (2011). Safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of common laparoscopic procedures. Surgical Endoscopy, 25(4), 1127-1135.

Ward-Smith, Peggy. “Obesity — America’s Health Crisis.” Urologic Nursing 30.4 (2010): 242-245.Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 9 Mar. 2011.

Kaiser Family Foundation. “The Role of Media in Childhood Obesity.”…/The-Role-Of-Media-in-Childhood-Obesity.pdf. Kaiser J Family Foundation, 24 Feb. 2004. Web. 27 Apr. 2011.

Ruskin, Gary. “Does Advertising Make Us Fat? Yes! — Commercial Alert.” Commercial Alert — Protecting Communities from Commercialism. Web. 01 May 2011. <;.

Chou, Shin‐Yi, Inas Rashad, and Michael Grossman. “Fast‐Food Restaurant Advertising on Television and Its Influence on Childhood Obesity.” The Journal of Law and Economics 51.4 (2008): 599-618. Print.

Watson, Stephanie. “Discovery Health “Diet Pill Side Effects”” Discovery Health “Health Guides” Discovery Health, 2011. Web. 25 Apr. 2011.

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K, Flegal M. “Obesity Controversy – Nutrition in the News – The Nutrition Source – Harvard School of Public Health.” Harvard School of Public Health – HSPH. Harvard School of Public Health. Web. 30 Mar. 2011. <;.

Fogoros, Richard N. “Is A Moderately High BMI Healthy? – Elevated BMI and Your Health.” The Heart Disease and Cardiology Home Page. About.Com, 27 Feb. 2009. Web. 30 Mar. 2011. <;.

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Majoras, Deborah. “FTC Fines 4 Diet Pill Makers for False Claims – Health – Diet and Nutrition –” – Breaking News, Science and Tech News, World News, US News, Local News- Federal Trade Commission, 4 Jan. 2007. Web. 06 May 2011. <;.

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