TITLE

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PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Time;9/5/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 10, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the rising percentage of American adults that are obese. How the percentage of obese Americans compares with the percentage of obese Americans in 2003; Statistics showing that Mississippi is the state with the highest percentage of obese adults.
ACCESSION #
18065370

 

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