so that's why the u.s. is so fat. it's one of those bird flus again. must have vaccine! (must buy stock.)

Can you “catch” obesity?

Jan. 30, 2006
Courtesy American Physiological Society
and World Science staff

There is a lot of good advice to help us avoid becoming fat, such as eat less and exercise. But if some researchers are right, you may soon be hearing a surprising new piece of advice: wash your hands.