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Most Americans huddle indoors as coronavirus deaths keep spiking

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Four new states imposed sweeping stay-at-home directives on Wednesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic, putting over 80% of Americans under lockdown as the number of deaths in the United States nearly doubled in three days. The governors of Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Nevada each instituted the strict policies on a… Read More »

How Fat Are Americans

  The CDC has been studying the obesity problem in the United States. They are concerned as all of us are by the health risks of obesity. The results of a 2018 survey were alarming. At least 35% of adults in Arkansas, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, and West Virginia were obese. The results… Read More »

As More States Clamp Down, 1 in 4 Americans Now Under ‘Shelter in Place’ Orders Due to Coronavirus

SATURDAY, March 21, 2020 — Governors in a total of five states — California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey and New York — have now advised residents to stay at home indefinitely as of Saturday, meaning that about one in every four Americans now lives under such “shelter in place” orders. “I don’t come to this… Read More »

More Than 4 in 10 Americans Are Now Obese: CDC

THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In a sign that suggests America’s obesity epidemic is far from under control, a new government report shows that more than 40% of people in the United States are obese. And almost 1 in 10 is severely obese, the researchers added. “Over the time period from 1999 to… Read More »