TITLE

Pound Foolish

AUTHOR(S)
Engber, Daniel
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Pacific Standard;May/Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several research studies about obesity. A study by epidemiologist Katherine Flegal showed that obesity can help extend the life of a person. A study by Christina C. Wee revealed that obesity is a key barrier to preventive care because overweight persons considered health care as a waste of time. Pieter H. M. van Baal and his colleagues presented an analysis of lifetime medical costs of obesity.
ACCESSION #
87348471

 

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