Monday, April 24, 2017

Obesity - the new smoking

Obesity Tops List of Causes for Lost Years of Life, Beating Tobacco
Mary Caffey
"Obesity causes Americans to lose more years of life than any other cause, including smoking cigarettes, according to a new study from researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and the New York University School of Medicine.

The team found that obesity resulted in as much as 47% more lost life years than tobacco, while high blood pressure and tobacco took a similar number of years off the life span."

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