Anytime Fitness Releases Third Annual "Weight of the Union" Report

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Summary:

The United States is the wealthiest nation on earth, but devotes a greater percentage of its GDP to health care than any other country, according to a report released by Anytime Fitness. In fact, $147 billion a year is spent in direct medical costs related to obesity.

Date: 13 February 2013, 17:05 PM EST
Source: Anytime Fitness

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