Jeff Levi

Type: Person
Name: Jeff Levi
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Most Obese State in America Is

In terms of landscape and culture, Mississippi and West Virginia couldn't be more different. But now they have something in common they're tied for the most obese state. According to a new report released last week by the Trust for America's Health and ... [Published Good Housekeeping - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 3 reports

Arizona obesity levels off, but minorities still suffer

WASHINGTON — Obesity rates among Arizona adults appear to have stabilized, after rising almost 7 percent over the past 10 years, according to the national report released Thursday.The annual report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Blacks, Latinos, Boomers Bear Brunt of Obesity Epidemic

Even as the 30-year rise in US obesity rates slows, the latest data on the national weight problem reveal the country's racial, socioeconomic, and regional fault lines, as well as a tidal wave of obese baby boomers heading toward Medicare.The new ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

ACE Commends The State of Obesity Report for Recommending Integration of Community-Based Obesity Prevention Programming with Clinical Care

American Council on Exercise applauds call for prevention services to be delivered by “a broader array of health providers and entities” in the community settingSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The American Council on Exercise (ACE) issued the following statement ... [Published CNBC - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 5 reports

Obesity Rising in Some States

Obesity rates among young children may be declining, but the overall American rate increased in six states this past year, up from an increase in only one state the year before, according to the latest annual report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ... [Published Governing - Sep 05 2014]

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"The really bad news is the missed opportunity," Dr. Levi said. "as a country we are simply not adequately investing in the practices...or taking solutions"
...In fact, obesity rates in most states have stabilized, Levi said, but "they've stabilized at an unacceptably high rate."

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The Most Obese State in America Is [Published Good Housekeeping - Sep 09 2014]
Arizona obesity levels off, but minorities stil... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Sep 07 2014]
Report: Obesity in Arizona levels off, but mino... [Published KTAR.com - Sep 06 2014]
Obesity rate in Wisconsin remains high, with 30... [Published Spooner Advocate - Sep 06 2014]
Blacks, Latinos, Boomers Bear Brunt of Obesity ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 05 2014]
N.J. and Del. still getting fatter, says report [Published Philly.com - Sep 05 2014]
Obesity Rising in Some States [Published Governing - Sep 05 2014]
ACE Commends The State of Obesity Report for Re... [Published CNBC - Sep 05 2014]
Obesity Rising in Some States [Published Trust for America's Health - Sep 05 2014]
These Are The U.S.’s Most Obese States [Published Trust for America's Health - Sep 05 2014]
A quarter of Connecticut residents are obese [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 04 2014]
These Are The U.S.’s Most Obese States [Published Time - Sep 04 2014]
These Are The U.S.’s Most Obese States [Published TIME.com - Sep 04 2014]
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These Are The U.S.’s Most Obese States [Published TIME.com - Sep 04 2014]
Obesity rates are increasing in six states and decreasing in exactly zero, according to the new annual report released from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The six states whose rates increased in the last year include ...
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