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Monday, March 1, 2010

Obesity Outweighs Tobacco Risk


Obesity is now just as much
a drag on health as smoking

Katherine Harmon writing for Scientific American reports the results of a CDC study revealing that being overweight has replaced tobacco as the leading contributor to poor health in the U. S. Smoking still causes more cumulative years to be lost due to premature death.

1 comment:

Ryan said...

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