Study Shows Ohio's Obesity Rate Is Increasing
The report ranks Ohio's obesity rate eleventh in the nation. Trust for America's Health spokesperson John Auerbach says obesity is related to other health problems.
Auerbach says one reason for the increase involves societal change.
The research suggests federal and state governments align the efforts of health departments, schools and transportation officials. It also suggests programs that to improve access to affordable, healthy foods and places to exercise.
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