Small steps to solve a big Hoosier problem
October 6, 2012
by Robert Hillman
South Bend Tribune
Hoosier native son David Letterman popularized his humorous "Top 10" lists many years ago. The audience has come to expect the countdown, and the punch lines always get a lot of laughs.
Indiana made a top 10 list recently. But unlike Letterman's lists, this one isn't very funny.
The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report that shows Indiana has the eighth highest obesity rate in the country. Actually, we've been toward the bottom of this particular health measure for several years now.
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