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Obesity In Blacks And Latinos: Amid National Epidemic, Vast Disparities By Race, State, Report Shows

September 20, 2015
by Elizabeth Whitman
International Business Times

"Efforts to prevent and reduce obesity over the past decade have made a difference,” Jeffrey Levi, executive director of the Trust for America’s Health, a health advocacy organization in Washington, D.C., that co-authored the report with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said. “But, we still haven't invested enough to really tip the scales yet," he said.

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