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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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