Unlucky No. 3: W.Va. drops to No. 3 on fattest states list
July 6, 2009
by Liz Beavers
Mineral Daily News-Tribune
KEYSER — Although West Virginia has slipped from second to third place as the nation's fattest state, Dr. Wayne Spiggle said the people of the Mountain State have a long way to go before they can celebrate.
The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced Wednesday that Mississippi, Alabama, West Virginia and Tennessee — in that order — top the list of states with adult obesity rates over 30 percent of their population.
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