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Health Tip of the Day: Obesity Rates in Missouri Climb

More than 30 percent of Missourians are obese, defined as having a body mass index of 30 or greater, according to a report released earlier this week by Trust For America's Health. This was a slight increase over last year. Missouri is now one of 20 states with rates of obesity above 30 percent. 

Perhaps more alarming, nearly 15 percent of Missouri high schoolers are obese, ranking the state the 8th highest in the nation. Read more at http://stateofobesity.org.