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Mississippi Obesity

25 Percent Of People In This State Can't Afford Food

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact

Twenty-five percent of Mississippi residents struggled to afford food last year -- more so than any other state -- a new Gallup report found. For t...

Hunter Stuart

Mississippi Bill Would Make It Illegal To Ban Oversized Sodas | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

Proposed legislation known as the "Anti-Bloomberg Bill," which was passed by an overwhelming margin in the Mississippi House on March 6, would make it...

49 States Have Obesity Rate Above 20%: Report

AP/Huffington Post | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rural Mississippi is the country's fattest state for the seventh year in a row, according to an annual obesity report issued Thursd...