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State details a sharp rise in obesity and diabetes

Health crisis seen defying remedies

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / March 22, 2006

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The ranks of the obese increased dramatically during the past decade and a half in Massachusetts, with nearly one in five adults now dangerously overweight, according to a state public health report released yesterday. (Full article: 1004 words)

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