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Link between over-indebtedness and obesity identified

Scientists at the University of Mainz have discovered a close correlation between over-indebtedness and obesity. According to the report published in the journal BMC Public Health, over-indebted Germans are more likely to be ...

Aug 11, 2009
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Study: Medical cost of obesity soars

The medical costs of obesity are twice as high as previously reported, according to the first study to estimate the causal effects of obesity on U.S. medical costs.

Oct 20, 2010
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Pervasive Weight Discrimination a Serious Health Risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- Weight discrimination poses serious risks to the psychological and physical health of obese individuals and should be considered a social justice issue as well as a public health priority, ...

May 20, 2010
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