Paris Woods, left, and her mother, Dinah Woods, listened to personal trainer Scott Mathews at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2009 about one third of Kentucky's population was obese. Being overweight can increase the risk of many types of cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Paris Woods, left, and her mother, Dinah Woods, listened to personal trainer Scott Mathews at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2009 about one third of Kentucky's population was obese. Being overweight can increase the risk of many types of cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Paris Woods, left, and her mother, Dinah Woods, listened to personal trainer Scott Mathews at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2009 about one third of Kentucky's population was obese. Being overweight can increase the risk of many types of cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ASSOCIATED PRESS

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