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American Obesity Costs Insurers, Citizens, and Businesses Billions

By June 25, 2012August 22nd, 2018

Obesity costs Americans an estimated $190 billion every year in additional medical spending. But, it’s not only health care that is feeling the impact of overweight citizens. Businesses, transportation services, and even sporting facilities are footing the bill for this heavy epidemic. An article by Reuters investigates how much per year non-obese Americans and the businesses they work for spend on accommodating and aiding the morbidly obese. Click here to read the entire article.