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Roughly 40% of U.S. adults are obese, 10% very much so, CDC survey shows

About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, nearly 1 in 10 severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a 2017-18 health survey that measures height and weight. More than 5,000 U.S. adults took part. The survey found that the obesity rate was 42%, higher than […]