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OBESITY & HEALTH

AMA: Your weight issue is really a disease

June 24, 2013
By Sam Shawver - The Marietta Times (sshawver@mariettatimes.com) , The Marietta Times

Obesity is on the rise in Ohio, and at the present pace the adult obesity rate could reach nearly 60 percent by 2030, according to a recent study by the non-profit, non-partisan Trust for America's Health organization. The study also indicates the state's obesity-related health care costs could climb by 15.2 percent in the same time period.

 
 
 

 

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