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Americans are fat, study says, but not getting fatter
The Mercury News - Marissa Cevallos

Americans are fat, but at least they’re not getting fatter. Sixty-eight percent of Americans are overweight or obese, but that number hasn’t changed much in the last decade, according to a team of doctors Wednesday in two studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Doctors feared that the trend of ever-increasing rates of obesity that started in the 1980s had no end.