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Obesity rates level off but stay high: study
Modern Healthcare

Rates of obesity appear to have leveled off from increases seen in earlier years, according to 2009-10 data published in a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

The authors of the study, to be published in the Jan. 17 issue, found that the prevalence of obesity among men and women in remained statistically the same in 2009-10 compared with the 2003-08 period.