04/27/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Gaining Weight Faster Than Any Other State

The state Department of Public Health and Environment announced today that although Colorado ranks as one of the leanest states in the country, people here are getting fatter. Colorado's obesity rate climbed faster than the country's from 1995 through 2008, rising 89 percent while the number of obese adults nationwide rose 67 percent, the report said.

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