Public health takes on obesity (Text version)

We have a growing problem

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Obesity has nearly tripled among kids and teens over the past 30 years.
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One in three U.S. kids ages 2–19 is overweight or obese.
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In 1980, the obesity rate for adults was 15%. Today, that rate has more-than doubled to 35%.
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