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Avoiding Predicted Rise in Obesity Rates Over 20 Years Could Save Country Almost $550 Billion

Tuesday, May 08, 2012   (0 Comments)
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A new study predicts that approximately 42 percent of adults will be obese by 2030, an increase from the 36 percent who were obese in 2010. Preventing such a rise in obesity rates over the next 20 years could save the country nearly $550 billion in medical costs during that timeframe. Researchers at RTI International conducted the study, which was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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