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Obesity Kills Older African-American Men

Eighteen percent of deaths among African-American men were due to obesity-related causes, says a new study. Researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health claim that this is three times the rate they once thought. Even worse: Black women had the highest rates — 27 percent of deaths were obesity-related, reported Medical Daily

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