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A Prescription for Health: Patient Choice

The University of North Carolina’s Neurosciences Hospital is offering its patients and medical staff something unusual – hospital food that tastes good. Responding to customer surveys, the hospital closed one of its two cafeterias and leased the space to Wendy’s. Said Bill Nadie, director of nutrition and food service, “America loves hamburgers and I’m not serving my customers well if I’m forcing or advocating some eating plan that I think they should have.” How are the doctors reacting to the new restaurant? At a recent staff meeting, they asked if they could get a “doctors only” line at Wendy’s.

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