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Report: Heath care savings from drop in obesity rates

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If New York were to reduce it's body mass index by 5 percent by 2030, it could save $40 billion in health care costs, according to <a href="http://healthyamericans.org/newsroom/releases/?releaseid=273" target="_blank">this report</a> by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But if the state continues on its current trajectory, it  could have an adult obesity rate of 51 percent by that time.

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