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Yahoo! News - Obesity Threatens to Cut U.S. Life Expectancy

Lean and mean is better for your health. In the US

They said Americans may be inadvertently "saving" Social Security by becoming obese, but there will be a heavy price in terms of higher death rates and escalating health care costs.


The United States spends between $70 billion and $100 billion each year to treat health problems linked to obesity.

Yahoo! News - Obesity Threatens to Cut U.S. Life Expectancy