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Obesity Responsible for 40 Percent of Diagnosed Cancers

Nearly 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese and this has a significant impact on cancer rates, experts say. In a 2014 report, obesity was linked to an estimated 500,000 cancer cases worldwide each year. More recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the reality is far grimmer than that — at least in the U.S.  Read more...

 

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