The Obesity Epidemic's Drug Bonanza


How an increase in obesity is leading to a rise of related ailments that could boost profits of drugmakers, in this video edition of The Business Week

While health issues such as gout, sleep apnea, and infertility can occur on their own, increasingly they appear in those who are obese. BusinessWeek's Catherine Arnst discusses the potential for drugmakers hoping to capitalize on this trend.

Plus, the unemployment rate rises, eBay sells Skype, and our look at the economic reports of note in the coming week.

To go straight to our news portion of the show, click here.

To go straight to our look at the economic week ahead, click here.


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