Overweight & Obesity

One in six youth in the United States is obese

(HealthDay)—The COVID-19 pandemic is associated with rising childhood obesity rates, according to a report released Oct. 13 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Overweight & Obesity

Number of US states with high obesity rate rises to 16

The number of US states where at least 35 percent of residents are obese rose to 16 last year, with notable ethnic and racial disparities, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed Wednesday.

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