When they put a Health Club in a Pill

When the news broke in late July that scientists had identified a protein that could quickly transform obese and lethargic mice into lean and energetic ones, our local newspaper (and probably others) were out the next day to interview health club clients. The question, as implied from the answers in The San Diego Union-Tribune, must have been something like: Would you be sweating at the club if you could get lean by just taking a shot of leptin, then doing whatever you want?

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