(STAT) The main hall at the Republican National Convention has been ringing all week with talk about terrorism, immigration, and national security.
But in a side venue on Wednesday, a small crowd gathered to talk about a more intimate topic: obesity.
Pharma giant Novo Nordisk cosponsored the “Rethink Obesity” panel here, and plans to cohost a similar event during the Democratic convention next week in Philadelphia. The goal: To push lawmakers to enact a bill, pending in Congress, that would lift a longstanding ban on Medicare paying for obesity medication.[Click the title, above, to post a comment.]