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Cost of Obesity to US Health Care System

Posted Aug 13 2009 7:52pm
A new study finds that obesity costs the US Health Care system $147 billion. Individuals who are obese spend 42 % more per year than normal weight individuals. The major health concerns and expenses associated with obesity are diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers. Obesity has also been shown to impact the musculoskeletal system. The [...]
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