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Companies offering incentives for employees to lose weight

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Weight loss is a daily struggle for millions of Americans, but if someone offered you money, could you shed the pounds?

Companies across the country are hoping the answer is "yes".

As rising health care costs cut into the bottom line, business leaders are looking to new ways to encourage employees to lead healthier lives.

One in three large U.S. corporations are offering financial incentives for their employees to lose weight.

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