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Adams County takes proactive approach to obesity

November 3, 2009
by Rajah Maples
KHQA TV

We hear a lot about the rise of obesity in this country, and the costs associated with it.

According to the www.healthyamericans.org, obesity costs the nation $75 billion in direct costs each year.

That figure got us wondering about how Tri-State residents measure up, so to speak, compared to the rest of the country.

KHQA's Rajah Maples started asking health departments in Adams, Marion and Lee counties questions to find out if obesity is a big problem here in the Tri-States.

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