Study measures additional health cost of obesity

04/9/2012 | Huffington Post, The

Obese people pay an average of $1,850 in additional annual health costs, while smokers pay $1,275 more per year, a study found. Among the morbidly obese, additional care costs reach $5,500 annually, researchers noted. The findings appear in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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