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Study: Michigan tenth most obese state

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LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan residents are getting a warning in a new report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that we're the tenth most obese state in the nation.  31.1-percent of adults in the state are obese, and 10.5-percent have diabetes.  The report does have positives, showing childhood obesity rates in Michigan dropped by over 13-percent from 2007 to 2011.  The state ranks 24th nationally for the percentage of obese kids.

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