BREAKING NEWS – Washington, D.C. – The obesity epidemic is showing no signs of retreat in the United States, with the national rate at for 2014 stands at 27.7 percent, according to new Gallup data. That’s up from the 2013 rate of 27.1 percent, which was the highest annual rate ever measured by the polling organization. To insure that the public is making informed decisions regarding obesity, the federal government will soon be mandating that mirrors be placed in strategic areas of fast food restaurants, so people can see themselves waddle up to the counter to place an order.