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Published: May 29, 2007
Updated: Mar. 7, 2011
As one’s weight increases, so do the risks for many diseases linked to obesity:
The U.S. Public Health Service’s health indicator list recognizes obesity as a serious public-health problem. Obesity now rivals tobacco use as one of the top conditions leading to increased health problems.
Among the most significant health consequences of obesity are
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