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Study Suggests Obesity Linked to Shorter Life Span

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Study Suggests Obesity Linked to Shorter Life Span

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Study Suggests Obesity Linked to Shorter Life Span

Study Suggests Obesity Linked to Shorter Life Span

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NPR's Alex Chadwick and NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday, discuss a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggesting health issues connected with obesity could be cutting the average human life span, despite medical advances.