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'A Puzzle That Will Never Be Completed'

Last month, Jacqueline "Jackie" Flanagan died unexpectedly while sleeping on the living room couch, where she had spent much of her time. She was 31. Although Emily Flanagan doesn't know the official cause of her daughter's death, she believes obesity played a significant role in shortening Jackie's life.

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Obesity Threatens a Generation
Article | An epidemic of obesity is compromising the lives of millions of American children, with burgeoning problems that reveal how much more vulnerable young bodies are to the toxic effects of fat.

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