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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

According to the Center for Disease Control, nearly 35 percent of American adults are obese.

That's a rate that has remained steady since 2009. Before then, adult obesity rates skyrocketed from year to year.

Scientists say the problem remains an epidemic; there are nearly 80 million obese Americans.

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