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Illinois Obesity

Report: Illinois's Obesity Rate Continues Steady Climb

Posted 09.06.2011 | Chicago

Per a report published Thursday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, adults in Illinois are among those in 16 st...

Should Parents Be Taxed For Having Obese Children?

Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

An Illinois Senator is backing away from a suggestion he made in committee Tuesday that parents with obese children have their $2,000 standard tax ded...

At Least 1 In 4 Illinois Adults Is Obese: CDC

Chicago Tribune | Judith Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the first time, at least one in every four Illinois adults is obese. ...