Posts With Keyword ‘Obesity’

Nearly Three Of Every Ten Iowans Obese, Washington County Public Health To Unveil New Anti-Obesity Program

Posted: Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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A Center for Disease Control and Prevention report says no state met the country’s Healthy People 2010 Goal to lower obesity to 15% of Americans.

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Obesity Countering Bennefits of Less Smoking

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 5:42 am

Iowans are smoking less over the last 15 years resulting in longer life expectancy. However, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, those benefits could be wiped out by the growing obesity rate.

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