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Missourians Rank 9th in Obesity

As far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.

05/28/2015

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St. Charles Shelter Seeks Home for 37-Pound Cat

Biscuit is morbidly obese and that is a concern for officials at the St. Charles Animal Control shelter.

03/01/2013

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Advocates: Obesity Rates in Illinois and 38 Other States to Pass 50 Percent

A group campaigning against obesity predicts that by 2030 more than half the people in Illinois and 38 other states will be obese not merely overweight.

09/18/2012

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Too Fat To Cremate?

The morbidly obese often don’t fit into crematory incinerators.

06/08/2012

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St. Louis: Not The Fattest City, But Far From The Healthiest

One-fourth of local adults are technically obese.

03/08/2012

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St. Louis Ranks Average on Fattest City List

St. Louis got an overall grade of a C.

11/14/2011

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Babies on Obesity Path? New Sign May Offer Answer

The study bolsters evidence that chubby babies are not always the picture of health.

11/08/2011

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Oops! 8 Ways Parents Make Kids Fat

Baby fat might look cute, but it’s far from benign.

06/27/2011

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