September 22, 2012 12:38 AM
Obesity burdens states with more costs, illnesses
Missouri’s weight problem is the public’s business. Ditto for Kansas
Missouri’s weight problem is the public’s business. Ditto for Kansas. Dealing with it head-on could save billions of dollars for taxpayers in both states. A report released last week showed the two states creeping perilously close to the top 10 in the nation’s obesity rankings. Researchers projected Kansas would be ...