Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 28th, 2004
The majority of U.S. adults are overweight, nearly one in five are daily smokers, and one in five consumed at least five alcoholic drinks in a day at least once in a year, according to government's national health survey.
"It's almost as if the elements are conspiring against us to lead unhealthy lifestyles," said Dr. Dan Blumenthal, chairman of community health and preventive medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine.
"We are faced with a constant barrage of advertising on television...
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