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11 June 2010

Health News:

Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Some 2,000 obese Mexico City police officers are attending weekly psychological counseling sessions and following strict diets that limit daily food intake to 2,400 calories in an effort to lose weight and improve their physical conditioning.

The officers are participating in the programme on a voluntary basis, Federal District Public Safety Secretariat officials said Monday.

The 2,000 officers, members of the capital’s 33,000-strong police force, receive individual medical attention and have access to psychological counseling because “each one has to be treated in accordance with his own problems”, Federal District Public Safety Secretariat medical services director Alfredo Peniche told EFE.

In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, meanwhile, the police are being encouraged to get plenty of fruits and vegetables:

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