Let’s drink (and eat) to our obese economic heroes

Garry J Egger
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb03340.x
Published online: 7 December 2009

Although it is imperative to keep trying, the fight against obesity is unlikely to be successful until economists, politicians and health scientists agree on similar goals

Consider this: the world has just been through one of the worst economic crises since the Great Depression, yet Australia seems to have come through it swimmingly — at least for the moment.

  • Garry J Egger2

  • 1 Centre for Health Promotion Research, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW.



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