Obesity now affects at least one-third of Americans. Find out which U.S. cities are the heaviest -- and the skinniest.
Once considered an affliction of the lazy and indulgent, obesity now affects about one-third of Americans. Gallup and Healthways recently ranked which U.S. cities are the heaviest -- and which are the skinniest -- using Americans' Body Mass Index (BMI) scores. The indexes are calculated based on a person's self-reported height and weight radio, with scores of 30 or above considered obese.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial steps during 1963's March on Washington, more than a few famous faces were on hand to help the cause.