In this edition of The Motley Fool's Market Checkup, health-care analysts David Williamson and Max Macaluso discuss emerging treatments for obesity. From Mayor Bloomberg's controversial soda ban in New York to new medications just hitting the market, this continues to be a hotly debated disease.

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