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South Carolina leaders launch new obesity initiative

September 24, 2014
by Lauren Sausser
Charleston Post & Courier

A press release about the event calls this South Carolina's "first-ever Obesity Action Plan" and explains that the initiative features short-term and long-term action items in four categories: communities, work sites, health care and schools.

Nearly 32 percent of adults in South Carolina are obese - the 10th highest rate in the country - according to a report published earlier this month by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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