Swine Flu Threatens Obese

A new survey indicates that obese people face a higher risk of serious complications from swine flu, and the CDC is said to be "looking into" the possibility that the obese should be given priority with other high-risk groups should a swine flu vaccine become available. With World Health Organization experts predicting another outbreak in the near future, learn what you can do to minimize your risk.

WLS News – June 5, 2009

In the June 5, 2009 edition of WLS News, we’ll give you the details on a new attempt by Congress to attack the nation’s growing childhood obesity plague, and explain why the obese may face a higher risk of swine flu. We’ll also sample some new data indicating that an ingredient in curry – the delicious South Asian spice – may have fat-fighting properties, as well. And we’ll tell you about one woman’s journey from hippo-size to hypno-sized.