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Obesity on the rise in the US

City on the Mexican border, 38 percent of whose population is obese, mirrors an epidemic that began two decades ago.
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2013 15:26

The United States has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of obese people over the past two decades, so much that health officials now call it an epidemic.
 
In the first of a special series, Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from one town known as the fattest in the nation.

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