CDC: Minnesota's obesity rate rose to above 30% in 2018

Minnesota's adult obesity rate is on the rise, according to new data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate rose from 28.4% in 2017 to 30.1% in 2018. 

Experimental weight-loss drug seems to work: Study

Obese patients taking a high dose of an investigational weight-loss pill called Qnexa lost an average of 22 pounds over a year, while also lowering their cholesterol and blood pressure numbers, a new study has found.