HOFBERG: Weighty Statistics

September 17, 2014 6:44 AM

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Congratulations Mississippi and West Virginia! According to the Trust For America’s Health Report that came out on Sept. 4 about the state of obesity in the United States, you are the fattest states in the nation with adult obesity rates reaching a whopping 35.1 percent!

But hold up. Don’t slice yourself an extra big piece of self-congratulatory chocolate cake just yet, because the rest of the United States is not far behind you.

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