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Study: Obesity Can Shorten Lives by as Much as 10 Years

Doctors have known for years the health risks of being overweight, but a new study shows that being too fat can cut as much as 10 years off your life. The study in The Lancet, a medical journal, looked at the histories of 4 million nonsmoking adults in 32 countries from 1970 to 2015. The experts found that those who were overweight died one year earlier than their life expectancy and moderately obese people lost three years off their lives. The study's lead author, Emanuele Di...

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