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Minnesota is gaining weight, study says

August 21, 2008
by Paul Walsh
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The rate of adult obesity in Minnesota is on the increase, but the state is still better off than most. That's the word this week from an annual report issued by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report ranks Minnesota 30th, with 24.8 percent of its adults being clinically obese. That's up from 23.7 percent in the previous

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