This week, the Federal Transit Administration announced it would change its bus testing regulations to account for heavier Americans — hardly the first time that our growing waistlines have forced manufacturers to reassess or redesign products built with a thinner populace in mind. Obesity not only raises people's risk for heart disease, it changes how they get around, how they plan their careers, and how they receive emergency medical treatment. Here's a look at 7 things for which Americans are just too fat.
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