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U of M surgeon reaches for the NFL stars to share message

Henry Buchwald, M.D., Ph. D., is a surgeon and obesity management expert, but he’s no celebrity. And that’s what he thinks it will take to finally sell Americans on healthy habits.

Buchwald, a professor in the Department of Surgery, is tapping into one of the biggest celebrity markets in America to help tout the benefits of a healthy lifestyle: the NFL.

“The greatest health epidemic right now is obesity, but so far, too few people are listening to their doctors and nutritionists, even the First Lady, about the importance of this topic,” said Buchwald.

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