Items Tagged ‘Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’

April 26, 2012

Study: Obesity’s Health Costs Exceed Smoking

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Obesity and smoking are both associated with higher costs for health care. But obesity costs more than smoking, according to a new study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. In analyzing the additional costs of smoking and obesity in more than 30,000 Mayo Clinic employees and retirees who had health coverage between […]

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