Health

Predatory Weight-Loss Schemes Target New Mexicans

Jun 7, 2021
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 43% of Americans are obese.  But what health authorities see as a major health issue, others see as a business opportunity.

Dr. Gayle Chacon (Diné) Family Medicine Physician, Adjunct Professor, UNM School of Medicine, Health Consultant for the Native American Budget and Policy Institute.

Christy Chapman (Zuni Pueblo) is an attorney who works with the Native American Budget and Policy Institute. She also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem with Pegasus Legal Services for Children. She has also worked as a nurse in her pueblo.