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Monday, March 22, 2010

Weight & nutrition film to be screened at National Public Health Week Film Festival—April 8, 2010.

FAT: What No One Is Telling You, a film that explores the myriad of psychological, physiological, and environmental factors that make it tough to shed weight and keep it off, will be screened on April 8 at the Mayo Memorial Building, University of Minnesota East Bank campus.

The film will be shown as part of the National Public Health Week Film Festival hosted by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Free admission and refreshments will be provided.

The festival, now in its 6th year, will be held April 5-9. Doors will open at 5 p.m. daily with expert introductions and films starting at 5:30 p.m. A debate and Q&A will follow the film.

To learn more about the April 8th obesity-themed evening, view the film schedule, and promotions, go to

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