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1 in 10 people on Earth is obese, report finds

A new study released Monday in The New England Journal of Medicine found that 10 percent of the global population is obese. In the U.S. in 2015, 12.7 percent of children were obese, the highest rate in the world. The highest percentage of obese adults was in Egypt, at 35.3 percent. Dr. Jon LaPook has more.
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