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How Bad is Obesity in the U.S.?

In a discussion with Bloomberg TV's Kathleen Hays, Mike pointed out that obesity levels have skyrocketed in each of the 50 U.S. states over the past two decades. The Milken Institute's groundbreaking study, An Unhealthy America: The Economic Burden of Chronic Disease, quantifies the economic cost of chronic diseases such as obesity, and includes a state-by-state index reporting of the prevelance of chronic diseases. Find the study here.