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Obesity

During the past 20 years, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States and rates remain high. More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. More often than not people become obese for a variety of reasons including genetic to behavioral, economic to cultural. Throughout 2013, ideastream is focusing on this health epidemic that affects 1 out of every 3 adults in Ohio.