Published On: Sep 19 2012 03:47:36 PM CDTUpdated On: Aug 07 2013 09:46:50 AM CDT
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control suggests we've made some progress in the fight against childhood obesity in the nation's youngest children. Despite the progress with children, the number of obese adults, along with related disease rates and health care costs, is on course to increase over the next 20 years.
Take a look at the states with the highest projected adult obesity rates for 2030, as reported in F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012, a report released in Sept 2012 by Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Researchers calculated projections using a model published in The Lancet in 2011 and data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which is an annual phone survey conducted by the CDC and state health departments. The data were adjusted for self-reporting bias. Adults are considered obese if their BMI is 30 or higher.
The new Titanic II will be practically identical to the original luxury liner, which famously sank in April 1912 after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage. Here's a look inside the ocean liner, which is slated to sail in 2018.
George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road), Alejandro Inarritu (The Revenant), Tom McCarthy (Spotlight), Adam McKay (The Big Short) and Lenny Abrahamson (Room) were honored Thursday night with the SBIFF Outstanding Directors of the Year Award.