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A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute sayse global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute sayse global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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McKinsey report says obesity costs hit $2 trillion

LONDON (AP) -- A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually - nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism.

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Obesity is a growing risk factor for cancer in the US

It is no secret that there is an obesity issue in the United States. In New Jersey, the prevalence of obesity is 25 to 30 percent and growing. As obesity continues to expand so does its link to cancer.

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CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures -- the most dangerous kind of obesity -- has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.

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Study says 26 percent of New Jersey adults are obese

Adults in New Jersey are getting bigger. An annual study proves it.

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Survey finds many overweight people don’t think they’re fat

As portion sizes and waist lines keep getting bigger, a recent study finds many adults are in denial about how much they weigh.

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Study says action-packed TV shows may be fattening

CHICAGO (AP) -- Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

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Fat pets get help at NJ camps

We know obesity rates in people continue to climb, but now comes word the number of overweight and obese pets is also on the rise.

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NJ’s Obesity Rate Below the National Average [AUDIO]

Compared to other states, New Jersey's obesity problem isn't so bad. New Jersey had the 15th lowest obesity rate in the United States last year, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

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Report: NJ Ranks in Top 10 of Healthiest States in Nation [AUDIO]

New Jersey is healthier than most states in the nation, according to United Health Foundation's 2013 report.

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What are the 10 Fattest Counties in New Jersey?

Recently, a list was released that ranked the 10 Fattest Counties in New Jersey

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