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Obesity Rate Will Reach at Least 42 Percent, Say Models of Social Contagion


November 4, 2010

David G. Rand and Alison L. Hill Researchers at Harvard University say America's obesity epidemic won't plateau until at least 42 percent of adults are obese, an estimate derived by applying mathematical modeling to 40 years of Framingham Heart Study data. Full Story

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