Post Originals  ·   November 9, 2013

Near U.S.-Mexico border, poverty and obesity tip the scale

- Hidalgo County, Tex., is one of the fastest growing, and poorest, places in the nation. Although 40 percent of the county's residents are enrolled in the food stamp program, diabetes and obesity have exploded in the region. ()

- Hidalgo County, Tex., is one of the fastest growing, and poorest, places in the nation. Although 40 percent of the county's residents are enrolled in the food stamp program, diabetes and obesity have exploded in the region. ()

Near U.S.-Mexico border, poverty and obesity tip the scale (5:34)

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