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New weight loss drugs like Ozempic could shift cultural views around obesity, doctors say

With new weight loss drugs hitting the market, many doctors say they could shift cultural views around obesity. But behind this alluring narrative, there’s also concern that pharmaceutical companies are taking marketing for these anti-obesity drugs too far.

Elaine Chen, a reporter with our partners at STAT News, the health and medicine publication, joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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