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Report: R.I. ranks 46th for obesity

August 19, 2008
WRPI

As obesity rates rise in America, there's some good news in the Ocean State. The Trust for America's Health finds Rhode Island to be one of the thinner states in the nation. According to the study, more than 21 percent of adults in Rhode Island are obese. That ranks Rhode Island as the 46th heaviest state in the nation.

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