Jim Byard's Health Beat
Death Toll from Americas Obesity Epidemic May be Close to Four Times Higher

8/16/2013

The death toll from Americas obesity epidemic may be close to four times higher than previous believed. Researchers say 18-point-two percent of premature deaths in the U.S between 1996 and 2006 were connected to excess body mass. The study is published onoine in the "American Journal of Public Health."


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