View Full Version : As 23 states get even fatter, heavy costs loom

07-02-2009, 04:34 PM
Mississippiís still king of cellulite, but an ominous tide is rolling toward the Medicare doctors in neighboring Alabama: Obese baby boomers.

Itís time for the nationís annual obesity rankings and, outside of fairly lean Colorado, thereís little good news. In 31 states, more than one in four adults are obese, says a new report from the Trust for Americaís Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

And obesity rates among adults rose in 23 states over the past year, and no state experienced a significant decline.


07-02-2009, 10:03 PM
With today's kids...it's only going to get worse.

07-03-2009, 09:31 AM
We're #3!
We're #3!
We're #3!

I'm doing my part (burp)