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Re O for obesity, in your "The Year in Medicine: From A to Z issue [Dec. 1]: One way to fight rising obesity rates would be to tax fat. If I had to pay $10 for every pound I am overweight, I would quickly lose my 25 excess pounds. With a "fat tax," we could pay off our $10 trillion national debt in no time.
David Thiessen,
Woodstock, Illinois

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