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The Cleveland Clinic's is shutting down the McDonanld's restaurant located in the main hospital center. They have decided to discontinue their lease in a move to "promote healthy food choices, exercise, and a smoke free environment." said Cleveland Clinic spokeswomen Eileen Sheil. "Our goal is to reduce the risk factors that contribute significantly to chronic diseases."
The Cleveland Clinic one of the top health care institutions in the country considers obesity to one of the worst health problems in America. The clinic defines obesity as "when a person's calorie intake exceeds the amount of energy he or she burns."