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The Centers for Disease Control says obesity is common, costly and serious. One in three American adults is considered obese.

Now, San Antonio researchers are using South Texas volunteers to collect an "obesity genome registry." Wendy Rigby of Texas Public Radio explains how the data bank is aiming to help tackle the problem.

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Wendy Rigby, bioscience and medicine reporter for Texas Public Radio.

This article was originally published on September 20, 2016.

This segment aired on September 20, 2016.

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