1. The numbers are staggering: One-third of Americans are obese; another third are overweight. Some 26 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes. An additional 79 million more are pre-diabetic. Thanks to these figures, the children of today have a good chance of becoming the first generation of Americans to die at younger ages than their parents. View in High-Res

    The numbers are staggering: One-third of Americans are obese; another third are overweight. Some 26 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes. An additional 79 million more are pre-diabetic. Thanks to these figures, the children of today have a good chance of becoming the first generation of Americans to die at younger ages than their parents.

  2. obesity

    public health

    kelly brownell

    yale

    weight of the nation

    hbo

  1. Yale anthropology professor Richard Burger on the university returning a collection of antiquities to Peru: “Machu Picchu really has become almost synonymous with Peru. So we don’t want to see this as a general precedent, but  certainly you can understand that if hundreds of thousands, almost a  million people are visiting Machu Picchu a year — if our goal is to  share the knowledge that we have and share the objects, this is much  more effectively done in Cuzco than it is in New Haven.” View in High-Res

    Yale anthropology professor Richard Burger on the university returning a collection of antiquities to Peru: “Machu Picchu really has become almost synonymous with Peru. So we don’t want to see this as a general precedent, but certainly you can understand that if hundreds of thousands, almost a million people are visiting Machu Picchu a year — if our goal is to share the knowledge that we have and share the objects, this is much more effectively done in Cuzco than it is in New Haven.”

  2. machu picchu

    peru

    yale