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Study Revises Death Rate from Obesity

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Study Revises Death Rate from Obesity

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Study Revises Death Rate from Obesity

Study Revises Death Rate from Obesity

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A study appearing in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that fewer Americans die directly from obesity than seen in earlier studies. However, researchers warn the study is not a license to overindulge.