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Obesity-related medical expenses in U.S. are $75 billion per year
Thursday, March 15, 2007 2:29 am Email this article
Medical expenses in the U.S. attributed to obesity are estimated to be $75 billion per year in 2003 dollars. REFERENCE
Finkelstein E, Fiebelkorn I, Wang G. State-level estimates of annual medical expenditures attributable to obesity. Obes Res. 2004 Jan, 12(1):18-24.
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