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State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

NEW YORK (AP) - New government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving.Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year. There were small...
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Outside editorial: We know we're fat

...Last month, just days after a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed a rise in adult obesity, the Senate approved a $4.5 billion bill to boost child nutrition and improve the quality of school meals. Senate...
Real health care reform starts in the lunchroom

...unhealthy foods. As a nation, we've been getting heavier for years - and that trend shows no sign of stopping. Adult obesity rates increased in 23 states and did not decrease in a single state over the past year, according to a new report...
Men's health lecture: Fad diets don't fit with nutrition needs the Trust for America's Health, a nonprofit health organization. Alaska ranked 19th in the U.S. in rate of adult obesity at 23.5 percent. Mississippi ranks as the heaviest state, Colorado as the lightest. "Alaskans, like people in...


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