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Held on: November 9 - 11, 2008

What is Southern Obesity Summit?

The Southern Obesity Summit (SOS) provides a platform for collaborative action to address obesity in the South, which has the highest obesity rates and disparities in the country. SOS is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from the 16 southern states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Together, these states join forces to fight obesity.

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