Your Health Now: Obesity in the US


FORT MYERS, Fla. For more than a decade, the rate of obesity in the U.S. has continued to climb. Today, one in three Americans are obese, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The social and emotional effects of being overweight are well known by many, however the impact of obesity on health is ignored far too often. Dr. Joseph Leaman from Lee Physician Group Family Medicine, joined us in studio to talk about why it is really unhealthy to be overweight.

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