Being Overweight Just As Risky To Health As Being A Smoker
Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Mar 2, 2009
The combination of obesity and heavy smoking was associated with a large excess risk of early death (almost five times greater than normal weight non-smokers). However, there was no statistically significant interaction between these two factors.
This means that being overweight or obese at the age of 18 increases the risk of premature death, regardless of smoking status, they explain.
Why contentious local politics? More examples from ADU at Council
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here
It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" â€” and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.