PRINCESS ANNE, MD-(May 19, 2021)-Obesity is a growing problem in the United States and is one that affects some groups more than others.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, 42% of adults in the nation fell within the range considered to be obese in a 2017-2018 study. Not only does obesity put people at risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, it is also a risk factor for experiencing negative outcomes from COVID-19

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