Obesity Ranked Higher Than Cancer, Alcohol, Tobacco as Most Important Health Issue
In a recent survey of 1,504 Americans by a Cincinnati-based polling company, 83 percent of respondents said obesity was the most important health issue in America.
Participants ranked obesity higher than cancer, alcohol, tobacco or sexually transmitted diseases and more than half said it should be treated with the latest medical sciences. But, surprisingly 64 percent of participants believed the majority of Americans were obese. The actual number hovers around 35 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Most Americans recognize obesity as a severe health problem that plagues the United States, and chances are most of you reading this agree that larger steps should be put in place to help prevent obesity.
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