How The Obesity Crisis Is Complicating America’s Love Life

Aug 26, 2014

08/26/14 - Tuesday's Topical Currents considers the ways that one’s weight can affect the emotional and physical lives of those who heavy. With two out of every three Americans overweight or obese, many studies are being conducted on everything from the impact of obesity on America’s productivity and global competitiveness to the ways excess fat changes physical and mental health.  But a barely discussed aspect of obesity is how it affects the love lives and sexuality of that population. We visit with senior health policy correspondent from Kaiser Health News, Sarah Varney.  She’s written XL Love: How the obesity Crises is Complicating America’s Love Life …That’s Topical Currents, Tuesday at 1pm.