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Georgia Joins List of Most Obese States

A recent report from Trust for America’s Health shows rates of obesity are continuing to climb in the United States. In 2022, 22 states had an adult obesity rate at or above 35 percent, up from 19 states the prior year. Dara Liberman is Director of Government relations at Trust for America’s Health. She says Georgia has earned a dubious distinction in joining that list.

Visitwww.TFAH.org, for more information or to view the report.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!