America is getting fatter, that’s what studies are showing. It’s a serious health issue that concerns both children and adults. Locally, the medical profession is fighting back against the bulge. Medical professions got together at MATC/OUZ to discuss the problem here in Muskingum County. Dr. Vicki Whitacre said there are ways to keep your weight under control. Like limit the time you watch TV and use the computer, she recommends getting outside and doing physical activity. Whitacre says working out 3 days a week and cutting out soda pop will help to lose weight.