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Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

The obesity rate in the United States is, on a whole, staying steady, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report. The report shows that the obesi...

How Obese Is Your State?

Posted 09.10.2011 | Healthy Living

An annual report issued late last week took another close look at obesity rates across the United States. The report found one unfortunate trend: In ...

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...

Top 10 Overweight U.S. States And Counties

Grace Nasri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Grace Nasri

The world is fat, but Americans tip the scales. The U.S. currently leads the rest of the developed world in terms of adult obesity rates and trails only Mexico in terms of overall overweight populations.

The Obesity Index: The Cost of Obesity by State

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

24/7 Wall St. looked at the percentage of obesity in each state and compared it to the state's population, as reported by the 2009 census. We then to...

America's Fattest States: Mississippi Still Tops List, But Alabama Closes In

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Mississippi's still king of cellulite, but an ominous tide is rolling toward the Medicare doctors in neighboring Alabama: obese bab...

Most Obese States: The South Wins Again!

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — The South tips the scales again as the nation's fattest region, according to a new government survey. More than 30 percent of adults ...