2013 most obese, least obese states revealed

May 9, 2014

By Rachael Rettner Montana claimed the title of least obese state in 2013, bumping Colorado out of the top spot for the first time in three years, while Mississippi ranked as the most obese state, pushing West Virginia out of this spot, according to the latest Gallup-Healthways poll. In 2013, Mississippi had an obesity rate […]

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There’s more to ending childhood obesity than ‘Eat Less, Walk More’

July 16, 2013

By Ross Brenneman The American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation held a joint conference in Washington yesterday about fighting obesity in America. The conference, “Signs of Progress,” highlighted 11 areas in the United States with declining obesity rates, with teams of panelists and keynote speakers brought in from those places to discuss successes. […]

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