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A worldwide dichotomy between obesity and hunger has created a stark division between an increasing amount of those who have too much and those who still have too little. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: World Obesity Triples Since 1980, Nearly 1.5 Billion People Overweight

With new economies jumpstarting across the globe, combining with efforts to eliminate malnutrition, world hunger has dropped 17 percent since 1990. However, between 1980 and 2008, the number of obese or overweight adults in the developing world more than tripled from 250 million to 904 million.


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Overweight Motorists More Likely To Die In Car Accidents

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Being overweight has its disadvantages, which now includes a greater likelihood of dying in a car accident. A new study by UC-Berkeley says obese people have an 80-percent greater chance of dying […]