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SALEM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL...New obesity report reveals ‘F as in Fat’

September 23, 2012
Salem News

According to a new report, "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012," the number of obese adults is on course to increase dramatically across the country over the next 20 years. The report, which was recently released by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, found that by the year 2030, 39 states could have obesity rates above 50 percent. Currently, more than 35 percent of American adults are considered obese because they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher.



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