New research from the Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation notes a decrease in the obesity rate in Minnesota, Montana, New York, and Ohio. (Photo: iStock)

Has the war on obesity finally made headway in the U.S.? A new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Trust for America’s Health and the Princeton, New Jersey-based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offers data that suggests that it has.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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