The Edmond Sun

May 31, 2013

HBO documentary 'The Weight of the Nation' showing June 22

Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Integris Health is encouraging Oklahomans to take a proactive stance against obesity. A free public screening of the HBO documentary series, “The Weight of the Nation,” is set for 1-2:30 p.m. June 22 at the Harkins Theatre in Bricktown.

The documentary examines the scope of the obesity epidemic, addresses the major forces behind the problem and explores the damage obesity is having on our nation’s youth.

Following the screening there will be a question-and-answer session with the audience led endocrinologist Rebecca Adochio, M.D. The panel will take audience questions and share the facts and myths on obesity.