In a startling review funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity is a lot deadlier than previously thought.
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health observe that obesity is responsible for a rising toll of deaths in the United States and declines in US life expectancy. The study, "The Impact of Obesity on U.S. Mortality Levels: The Importance of Age and Cohort Factors in Population Estimates," is published online in the American Journal of Public Health.
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