Catalyst members from across Minnesota took part in an activism event in St. Paul, MN the summer of 2010 to get one message out, obesity kills. And it kills more than alcohol, drugs, and car crashes.
111,000 people die from obesity every year in this country, according to a 2005 study published in the Journal of American Medical Assocation and funded by the CDC.
The graph displayed is not to scale due to a retracted number from the CDC that was used for scale, but the fact remains that obesity kills more than car crashes, drugs, alcohol, and murder.
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