Yep, says the dairy industry whose ads promise a “trimmer tummy” by drinking milk. Other ads on Dr. Phil, Will & Grace and in People and other magazines have positioned milk, cheese and yogurt as weapons in the war on obesity. But the multimillion-dollar campaign could soon face health problems of its own.
In the fall of 2003, in one of the biggest wildfires in California history, 22 people lost their lives, thousands more lost their homes, and hundreds of thousands of acres burned. Yet, by recent standards, 2003 wasn?t off the charts. In 2002, 7 million acres burned.