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Obesity Tops 35 Percent of Adults in 7 States – a Rapid Rise

Newsmax Friday, 14 September 2018
Obesity rates have topped 35 percent of the adult population in seven states, according to a report released on Wednesday, and experts are calling for urgent prevention campaigns to be implemented to prevent related diseases costing billions in healthcare spending.
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News video: Obesity Problem In America Continues To Grow

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A new report shows that not one single state has reduced it overall obesity rate. According to Gizmodo, the 2017 report shows that six states actually saw an increase. Those states are Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and South Carolina. This report is created by Trust for...

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