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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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Overweight people influenced by labels

Fat or obese? The labels we use to describe heavy-weight individuals can dramatically influence the judgments we make about people, a new study suggests.

Dec 13, 2010
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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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