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Poll Finds Obesity Rates in L.A. Region Down About 3%

Obesity rates among residents of the Los Angeles, Long Beach and Santa Ana metro areas have decreased by nearly 3% since 2009, according to a new poll by Gallup and Healthways. The poll also found that diabetes rates in the region have dropped by about 1% from 2010. The findings suggest that more residents in the area are exercising regularly.

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