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The battle over the bulges

The battle over the bulges

0 / August 20, 2012 7:00 AM

As the number of Americans tipping the obesity scale grows, another battle over the bulges has emerged: How much should public policy control the collective diet?

Coloradans getting fat, just like everyone else

Coloradans getting fat, just like everyone else

0 / March 22, 2012 8:00 AM

The number of obese Colorado adults jumped from 19 to 22 percent in just one year, according to the Colorado Health Report Card released Thursday

Many obese Coloradans don’t recognize they’ve tipped that scale

Many obese Coloradans don’t recognize they’ve tipped that scale

1 / October 4, 2011 11:55 AM

Maggie Murphy had struggled with her weight for years, but never really understood how serious her problem was until last January. That’s when a doctor looked at her 5’5, 187-pound frame and declared her clinically obese

Coloradans urged to tax sugar drinks to cut obesity

Coloradans urged to tax sugar drinks to cut obesity

3 / July 28, 2011 4:33 PM

KEYSTONE, Colo. — Some 400 Colorado health care leaders are being urged to consider a tax on sugared drinks as a means of reducing obesity – and raising revenues

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